Jargon Buster

We often are unaware that we use 'educational jargon' so I thought it may be useful to include an Educational Jargon Buster Page!

If at any time you are ensure about anything we discuss with you please don't hestitate to stop us and ask us to explain.

ELSA - Emotional Literacy Support Assistant

EP - Educational Psychologist

DFE - Department For Education

EWO - Educational Welfare Officer

EYFS - Early Years Foundation Stage (Nursery and Reception)

FSM - Free School Meals

HLTA - Higher Level Teaching Assistant

KS1 - Key Stage 1 ( Year groups 1 and 2)

KS2 - Key Stage 2 (Year groups 3,4,5 and 6)

LA - Local Authority

LAC - Looked After Children

LIST - Locality Inclusion Support Team

MFL - Modern Foreign Languages

NQT - Newly Qualified Teachers

OFSTED - Office For Standards In Education

PPA - Planning, Preparation and Assessment

RAISE - Raising Achievement In School Education

SATs - Standardised Assessment Tests

SEAL - Social and Emotional aspects to Learning

SEF - Self Evaluation Form

SEND - Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

SLT - Senior Leadership Team

SMT - Senior Management Team

SPAG - Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar

TA - Teaching Assistant