News

News

By taking part in the START Project, Alps schools and colleges across England will be able to benchmark their own performance more effectively, using the latest results data submitted by Alps’ customers alongside the DfE’s national datasets.

News

In this blog, Alps Training Director, Jevon Hirst shares how to get the most out of Connect in analysing your in-year data.

News

In this blog, Alps Education Consultant, John Roe shares how to combat absenteeism and create effective school attendance improvement strategies using Alps Connect.

News

We are delighted to announce that The Bedford College Group has chosen to partner with Alps across their KS5 provision for the next three years.

Opinions

Opinion

For our latest ‘Meet the Team’ blog, we sat down with Alps Finance Manager Mary Conway to find out about her career background, her biggest achievements at Alps and what advice she would give to aspiring Finance Professionals.

Opinion

Alps’ Training Director anticipates what we are likely to see in terms of attainment and the implications regarding key value-added measures in England this summer.

Opinion

To further support schools and colleges, we have developed our Alps Cycle, a structured framework that can be used when evaluating current practices, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing changes to enhance the quality of education.

Opinion

For our latest meet the team blog, we sat down with Nic to find out about her career background, her biggest achievements at Alps and what advice she would give to aspiring HR Professionals.

Opinion

In this blog, Alps Educational Consultant John Roe shares his top tips on how to ensure your students and staff are ready for Results Day.

Opinion

…So, how can schools measure the progress their students are making? On 18th April 2024, with Year 10 just over twelve months from their KS4 exams, the DfE finally announced what those of us in education have anticipated since the KS2 SATs in 2020 and 2021 were cancelled: “There will be no KS2 prior attainment […]

Opinion

In this blog, Alps Education Consultant, John Roe shares the impact of absenteeism on predicted student outcomes, and how to combat it by using Alps to create effective school attendance improvement strategies.

Opinion

An increasing number of schools are already using Alps at KS4 as a key part of their approach to improving outcomes. You will have a well-established monitoring and tracking system already at KS4, so why consider changing to Alps? There are three main reasons you should consider investigating Alps further…

Opinion

In this blog, John Philip reflects on why the continuing delay from the DfE to clarify the headline accountability measures in 2025 and 2026 has led to some calling for the abolition of Progress 8.

Opinion

In this blog, Alps Education Consultant, John Roe explores the diverse range of super-curricular activities available, their benefits and tips to help students gain the most from them. 

Opinion

For our latest meet the team blog, we sat down with Michelle to find out about her career background, her biggest achievements at Alps and what advice she would give to aspiring marketers.

Opinion

How does the DfE plan to deal with the headline KS4 Accountability measures in 2025 and 2026, in the wake of cancelled KS2 SATs in 2020 and 2021, for this cohort and current Year 9s?

Briefing Papers

Briefing Paper

A companion piece to our Alps Champions Webinar on Monday 15th January 2024.  At Alps, we are aware you are facing significant challenges again in 2023-24: Y13 students took GCSE examinations in 2022 when GCSE results were awarded far more generously than in 2019 or 2023. Table 1 shows the relative proportion of grades by […]

Briefing Paper

A companion piece to our Alps Champions Webinar on Tuesday 16th January 2024. At Alps, we are aware you are facing significant challenges in 2023-24: Y13 students took GCSE examinations in 2022 when GCSE results were awarded more generously than in 2019 especially at A*-C and higher. Table 1 shows the relative proportion of GCSE […]

Briefing Paper

A companion piece to our Alps Champions Webinar on Wednesday 17th January 2024.    At Alps, we are aware that you are facing significant challenges again in 2023-24: Y11 students’ last undisrupted pre-pandemic academic year in education was Y6 in 2018-19. Their KS3 was extremely disrupted by the pandemic and its consequences. It seems likely the […]

Briefing Paper

A companion piece to our Alps Champions Webinar on 18th January 2024. At Alps, we are aware you are facing significant challenges in 2023-24: Y11 students’ last undisrupted pre-pandemic academic year in education was Y6 in 2018-19. Their secondary education has been extremely disrupted by the pandemic and its consequences. However, their results are being […]

Briefing Paper

If you are a senior leader in a school or college, you will be urgently reviewing your 2023 examination results. Now that the Autumn Term is underway, here are some high-level reflections from Alps on setting Post-16 priorities for your Year 13 students.

Briefing Paper

If you are a senior leader in a school, you will be urgently reviewing your 2023 examination results. Now that the Autumn Term is underway, here are some high-level reflections from Alps on setting priorities for your Y11 in 2023-24.

Briefing Paper

If you are a senior leader in a school or college, you will be urgently reviewing your 2023 examination results. Now that the Autumn Term is underway, here are some reflections from Alps on setting Post-16 priorities for Year 13 students. 

Briefing Paper

If you are a senior leader in a school, you will be urgently reviewing your 2023 examination results. Now that the Autumn Term is underway for schools in Wales, here are some reflections from Alps on setting priorities for Y11 in 2023-24. 

Briefing Paper

At Alps, we are aware you are facing significant challenges in 2022-23, we are here to support you with our Five Top Tips and Connect.

Briefing Paper

At Alps, we are aware you are facing significant challenges in 2022-23, we are here to support you with our Five Top Tips and Connect.

Briefing Paper

At Alps, we are aware you are facing significant challenges in 2022-23, we are here to support you with our Five Top Tips and Connect.

Briefing Paper

At Alps, we are aware you are facing significant challenges in 2022-23, we are here to support you with our Five Top Tips and Connect.

Case Studies

Case Study

Alps is able to stand out from other analytical systems for school data in a way that embraces ease of use and interaction, whilst still giving you the full picture within your school.

Case Study

The success of Alps lies in its simplicity of use, timeliness and the agency it gives professionals to drive school improvement, ensuring that all the young people in our school achieve exceptionally well academically.

Case Study

Alps Connect now provides our subject and senior leaders with an essential aid to set targets, monitor how well subjects are performing in internal assessments and understand the performance of key subgroups…

Case Study

Alps has been invaluable in allowing staff to be able to track the progress of pupils within their subject areas, and to allow middle leaders, and senior leaders to be able to identify areas of strength, and areas of development within subject areas, and within the school as a whole.

Case Study

Ashton Sixth Form College has always worked with the Alps system and used it as a cornerstone of practice within the college. Staff are well versed in the system and are adept at using Alps reports at both college and subject level.

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Alps has been met with a positive response due to its clarity, our ability to input robust internal data and therefore generate meaningful material that colleagues will engage with in a professional and thoughtful
manner.

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What we love about Alps is how it has empowered staff at every level across the Trust to use data to inform people on areas of best practice and areas for improvement.

Case Study

Using Alps has been part of a whole school improvement strategy to use data effectively with the aim of bringing about an improvement in outcomes.

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Pupils themselves do not aspire to meet a threshold or a performance indicator, they talk about achieving the best grades they can, so it makes sense for us as teachers to be doing the same thing.

Case Study

Our drive has been based on smart multi-dimensional and accessible data with succinct but impactful analysis.

Case Study

Alps Connect Interactive allowed us to have a clear and universal language to analyse and interrogate predicted and actual grades.  At leadership level, the Alps report also provided an analysis of key groups and a teaching and learning grade that would inspire further discussion and action.

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Alps data and reports can be generated instantly at any time of the year – giving constant diagnosis of anticipated results. Connect Interactive has undoubtedly enabled teachers to have an even closer focus on individual students.