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level of attainment

Definition of level of attainment in English:

British A rating of the ability of a school pupil, on a scale of 1 to 10.
Example sentences
  • The report notes that not enough time is allocated in the curriculum to science, affecting pupils' levels of attainment in the subject.
  • He said: ‘Tackling truancy and bad behaviour in our schools is crucial to improving levels of attainment for all pupils, improving their life chances and improving our communities as a whole.’
  • Children join the school with below-average levels of attainment and make good progress so that standards in English, mathematics and science are above average by the time they leave.
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