Achievement For All (AFA)
An evidence based, two-year programme to improve outcomes for vulnerable and disadvantaged pupils, including those from low income families, those identified with special educational needs, and looked-after children.
Assessment for Learning (AFL)
Assessment that carries on all the time through marking and questioning – in other words, not tests!
Educational Psychologist (EP)
An Educational Psychologist is specially trained to assess a child’s ability. In the case of children with the most complex needs who are failing to make progress, they might be called upon to investigate a child’s strengths and weaknesses and advise teachers how best to support a child.
Emotional First Aid (EFA)
An EFA is a member of staff who has undergone specialist training in ways of supporting children develop their emotional well being.