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KS4 Performance Dashboard

What is the KS4 Performance Dashboard?

The Key Stage 4 Performance Dashboard is designed to give users Snapshots of KS4 Exam and Assessment performance at the click of a button. All key performance indicators are covered in line with the published DfE measures. Schools have multiple options to analyse data whether for intervention or student tracking purposes and management of the data is straightforward. In addition to all key measures of progress and attainment, it also has two powerful query options for instantly identifying student individual performance against DfE estimates or the school’s own targets. The data is drawn directly from Bromcom’s own exam or assessment modules without the need to download and manipulate data before trying to analyse it. In addition to all headline measures, each performance area: progress, attainment, EBacc entry and achievement, English and maths attainment at grades 5 and 4, as well as a dedicated comparison of disadvantaged students for diminishing the difference, all add to the power of the output. A set of quick measures for reference completes the dashboard and this area includes subject analysis, enabling leaders to drill down to see performance analysis by subject, class and student. All charts on the dashboard expand to reveal associated students who each can be selected individually to inspect their individual performance and progress.

Key Features

  • Built-in Assessment and Exam data functionality
  • Instant results with no need to transfer data
  • Simple to set up and manage
  • Simple to compare data against target or term
  • All key performance indicators available at the click of a button
  • Customisable cohorts for intervention or other tracking on the dashboard
  • What-if comparisons using simple key stage Cohort and Copy Dataset processes
  • Identify and analyse the current progress status of all students at the click of a button
  • Analyse student performance in English and maths in seconds
  • Instant comparison of contextual cohort performance across all key measures
  • All charts expand to reveal downloadable student tables with related data
  • Results broadsheets by grade and points
  • Exam results default to summer season
  • Multiple Assessment types combination for a single result set output

Features and Benefits

FeatureWhat it doesBenefits
KS4 Cohort DefinitionAllows user to define the year group cohort for performance analysisSchool can include or exclude students from the year group cohort
Permits what-if scenarios when combined with datasets
Enables analysis of all key stage year groups for assessment
KS2 Fine Level ReviewEnables schools to view and update system held KS2 prior attainmentSchool has control over who is included in the performance measures
KS4 Attainment EstimatesAllows all progress calculations to be completedSchool can use system provided DfE definitions or can add their own versions
KS4 Headline Figures Grade MappingAllows schools to exclude “non-performance” grades and use their own fine gradesAssessment data can be interpreted like exam results.
Enables markset mapping as if it were a gradeset
School can use its own grades
DfE values are consistently applied
Subject MappingAll assessment subjects require a related QN to be included in analysisAssessment data follows the same discounting rules as exams
Markset MappingEnables integers and decimals to be used in analysisIntegers and decimals can be used in analysis – see above
Timetabled Subject MappingSchools can add “Not Same as Template” subjects for class analysisWhere the assessment subject is not timetabled, this data can still be analysed by class.
KS4 Headline Figures Dataset ManagementSchool creates datasets for Key Stage 4 cohorts for either exams or assessmentSchool creates datasets based on the KS4 cohort definition and associated attainment estimates
Focus on Assessment or exams results both of which are drawn directly from the system with minimal set up*
Assessment aliases allow multiple assessment types to be returned as a single entity thus permitting OData and ad hoc reporting in addition
Simple refresh option to update any changes to data
Refresh option allows user to update a single dataset without affecting others
Simple copy function to create comparison datasets
Centralised control
Dataset “snapshots” are applied on the dashboard to produce instant output *Users on old assessment structure must still do data analysis transfer
KS4 Performance Dashboard SettingsSchool decides what it wants to display on the dashboardSimple snapshot selection
Comparison against compatible cohort snapshot (same year group)
Comparison controlled by main snapshot to retain data consistency
Optional contextual cohorts
Customisable User-defined Cohorts
Automatic creation of the converse custom cohort tagged with “Non-“
Customisable band thresholds for Pupil Progress panel
KS4 DashboardDisplays all DfE performance measures with options to filter and drill down to student-related dataAll headline measures displayed as overview tiles
Progress, Attainment, EBacc and English and maths achievement headlines
Comparison option for all measures
Individual chart and filter options
Cohort Information panel including default and optional cohorts
Up to 11 cohorts displayed on the charts
Cohort filter option to focus on a selected cohort
Downloadable result broadsheets by grades or points
Pupil Progress panel to identify students by progress band and band movement
English and maths 5+/4+ Focus to identify student performance status against estimates and status movement
Quick Measures tables including subject analysis plus additional progress and achievement tables Expandable charts with focus on selected student cohorts
Student Individual Profile including Results and Subject Progress tabs
All data downloadable
Pdf options TBA

*Future Planned Developments

  • Pdf options TBA  
  • Improved Cohort and Snapshot Management from the dashboard
  • Comparisons for non-cohort benchmarks (National, This Time Last Year)
  • Comparison benchmarking against Bromcom school population
  • Custom Progress boundary setting
  • 3-year average trend
  • Student Progress for Intervention