National Middle Schools' Forum News Archive

Day Conference and Recent Publications

New - Middle School Intake Benchmarking - 2014

Available to download from the 'Middle School Research' page of this website.

Middle School KS3 Benchmarking Data 2014

  The summary version of the KS3 benchmarking data for 2014 is now available to download from the Middle School Research page of this website. This draws of data from over 60 middle schools, and summarises the achievements of over 6,500 pupils who left their middle schools in July 2014.

Also newly available on the Middle School Research page - a brief report considering the trends shown in the last four years of KS3 benchmarking data.   The report shows a steadily improving trend in the achievements of Year 8 middle school pupils in English, Maths and Science over the four year period.


Middle School Matters Booklet - Launched at conference 2014

  A booklet for parents explaining middle schools and setting the national context for our schools.
  The booklet is available to download in two versions

  - Low resolution - suitable for parents to download from your website and view on screen - download

  - High resolution - printers proof - suitable for high quality printing - download

Ofsted Subsidiary Guidance for Inspectors

The latest guidance for the inspection of middle schools is available here - download

NEW - Middle School Directory 2014
  A complete list of middle schools for 2014/15 - download

posted 29/10/2013