floor target

floor target

A UK term of art for the minimum standards set by central government for specific areas of its responsibility to the public—e.g., in unemployment, crime, education, health and the environment.
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at HARTSHILL SCHOOL in Church Road, Hartshill, which is part of the Midland Academies Trust, more than 50 per cent of all pupils had at least five GCSEs at C or above including English and maths which is 10 per cent above the government's floor target of 40 per cent.
Figures released today show 330 secondary schools in England were below the floor target, compared with just 154 last year.
Only two Teesside primary schools failed to meet this floor target - Sunnyside Primary School in Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough, where just 31% of children gained a level four in all three areas, and High Clarence Primary School in Stockton where it was 40%.
425 billion, the drug maker may have problems reaching the earnings floor target for this year, JP said.
This new inspection framework has no place for schools below floor target.
The R$380 million in project launches -- Rodobens' share only -- was the company's floor target for the year and the guidance given to the market.
will come to light, while the mystery of the livingroom floor target might even be solved.
The mortgage insurance allowed for initial overcollateralization (OC) target amounts, which were at the trust's floor target amount.
Our school improvement team is also working in partnership with the Department for Education to support secondary schools that are below the floor target for GCSE exam results and put in place the necessary measures to drive up standards and make sure that every child achieves their potential.
Last summer both missed the government's GCSE floor target of having at least 40 per cent of pupils with five or more GCSEs at C or above, including maths and English.
She added: "Of the 22 academies that became sponsored academies prior to February last year, while 11 have improved results, seven are still below the floor target and four had a dip in mail.
That's below the government floor target of 40 per cent, the minimum ministers say pupils should achieve.