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CASPA health check

Posted in Managing Data

Healthcheck2013aA feature is available in CASPA that allows you to carry out a health check on your data in CASPA.  This is useful at any time but is especially so as you lead up to key events throughout the year such as end of year reporting and exporting data.

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Checking the quality of your data

Posted in Managing Data

As soon as you’ve entered your summer term results, you’ll want to analyse attainment and progress.  It is also important that you export your data to be included in the update to CASPA’s comparative data set before the summer holidays.

But before you leap, you’ll want to have confidence in your analysis and the data you export, so why not give the data you enter a health check using tools that CASPA has to help you with this.

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Improving your reporting

Posted in Managing Data

When we’re asked to come and spend time in schools, one of the first things we do on arrival is take a quick tour of the school’s data.  It is quite common that, by the time we leave at the end of the visit, there are a few actions for the school to carry out, none of which are difficult, but all of which will make a massive difference to the school’s reporting.

There is no reason why you shouldn’t do the same quick checks that we carry out.  It is astonishingly easy, won’t take long, and may well prove to be one of the most important things you can do in CASPA today!

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