1. Are they satisfied that enough is being done to prevent gaming of league tables?
2. Are they satisfied that pupils who leave the rolls of mainstream schools are receiving a suitable
3. Will they consider reweighting league tables – making schools accountable for every child who
spent time there?
Governing boards should play a central role in ensuring that their school (or schools) are not ‘gaming’ the system. If you do not already, your governing board could request information on the number of pupils leaving the school (particularly in year 10 and the first term of year 11) and a breakdown of their destinations and reasons for leaving.