Three-quarters of parents have not heard of Progress 8, poll shows

And a fifth of parents have not heard of new GCSE grades being awarded next month.


Three-quarters of parents and carers have not heard of the new accountability measure Progress 8, according to a new survey. 


And of those who have heard of Progress 8, less than a fifth (19 per cent) of parents and carers understand how it works, a poll finds. 


In January this year, all schools were ranked on the government's new performance measure in the key stage 4 performance tables. 


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