Advanced Marksheet Techniques
Essential CPD for assessment cocoordinators and data managers.
Over three hours of video lectures that take you stepbystep through realworld assessment problems. Learn how to:
 Use nestedifthenelse formulas to add more than just 5 colours to marksheets,
 convert numbers to grades to make data analysis easy
 calculate 5+ A*C inc E+M grades using the grade tally formula,
 using the sum and mean formulas to work out the total and average GCSE points scores
 calculate the Estimated Attainment 8 value for a pupil
 calculate the Actual Attainment 8 value for a pupil
 calculate the P8 value for a pupil
 create a target or flightpath based on a baseline assessment (KS2 or Year 7)
 extend the Programme of Study marksheets using traditional formulas and templates
Curriculum
Advanced Marksheet Techniques
 Introduction and overview of this course (2:06)
 MARKS TO GRADE: Converting integers to grades for better analysis (14:39)
 NESTED IF THEN ELSE: Using 2 or more nested if then else columns for more colours (11:15)
 A general discussion about showing in year progress using sub grades (9:20)
 Use a LOOKUP formula to convert from A*G to 91 (4:36)
 Creating a LOOKUP table and using the formula to convert to 91 (8:04)
 Use a GRADE TALLY formula to calculate Total GCSE A*C for a pupil (12:29)
 Including nonGCSE subjects in the A*C count (eg BTEC) (2:42)
 Use a SUM formula to calculate the total GCSE Points score (4:01)
 Correcting Aspect, Resultset and Gradeset names (2:37)
 Using the MEAN formula to calculate the average points score for a pupil (2:23)
 Using the MAX formula to work out the capped (best 8) GCSE points score (7:11)
Performance 8 Calculations
 Create a LOOKUP table to calculate estimated attainment 8 (7:18)
 Using the LOOKUP formula to calculate the estimated attainment 8 value for a pupil (6:09)
 A note about the 91 values of old AG grades in 2017 and 2018 (2:54)
 Calculating the new 91 points score for old AG grades (4:40)
 Calculate the points values for BTEC and non GCSE subjects (4:31)
 Doubleup maths and adjust other nonstandard GCSE subjects (3:06)
 Doubling up English  but only if they do Lang AND Lit (7:42)
 Identifying the six highest Ebacc subjects taken by the pupil (5:06)
 Using the MAX formula to fill the OTHER element of the P8 calculation (5:26)
 Adding everything together to calculate the A8 figure (3:38)
 The final P8 Calculation for each pupil  well done! (6:46)
Targets and Flightpaths
 What is a target, what is a flightpath and why gradesets are important (3:47)
 Creating flightpaths and targets using a simple PLUS formula (11:58)
 Using a LOOKUP table to create a flightpath or target (11:00)
Course Curriculum
Advanced Marksheet Techniques
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PreviewIntroduction and overview of this course (2:06)

PreviewMARKS TO GRADE: Converting integers to grades for better analysis (14:39)

PreviewNESTED IF THEN ELSE: Using 2 or more nested if then else columns for more colours (11:15)

StartA general discussion about showing in year progress using sub grades (9:20)

StartUse a LOOKUP formula to convert from A*G to 91 (4:36)

StartCreating a LOOKUP table and using the formula to convert to 91 (8:04)

StartUse a GRADE TALLY formula to calculate Total GCSE A*C for a pupil (12:29)

StartIncluding nonGCSE subjects in the A*C count (eg BTEC) (2:42)

StartUse a SUM formula to calculate the total GCSE Points score (4:01)

StartOoops! Correcting Aspect, Resultset and Gradeset names (2:37)

StartUsing the MEAN formula to calculate the average points score for a pupil (2:23)

StartUsing the MAX formula to work out the capped (best 8) GCSE points score (7:11)
Performance 8 Calculations
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StartCreate a LOOKUP table to calculate estimated attainment 8 (7:18)

StartUsing the LOOKUP formula to calculate the estimated attainment 8 value for a pupil (6:09)

StartA note about the 91 values of old AG grades in 2017 and 2018 (2:54)

StartCalculating the new 91 points score for old AG grades (4:40)

StartCalculate the points values for BTEC and non GCSE subjects (4:31)

StartDoubleup maths and adjust other nonstandard GCSE subjects (3:06)

StartDoubling up English  but only if they do Lang AND Lit (7:42)

StartIdentifying the six highest Ebacc subjects taken by the pupil (5:06)

StartUsing the MAX formula to fill the OTHER element of the P8 calculation (5:26)

StartAdding everything together to calculate the A8 figure (3:38)

StartThe final P8 Calculation for each pupil  well done! (6:46)
Targets and Flightpaths
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I'm an independent SIMS and Power BI consultant working with schools for over 15 years. I spend lots of time with different schools, talking about the best ways to use SIMS and Power BI and creating effective assessment and analysis systems.
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