Setting personalised targets
MEGs are set at the 75th percentile and based on the banded performance tables across the full suite of qualifications covered by Alps analysis. You can find full details of the MEGs in our Alps Guide, available form the Connect Homepage in Resources > Downloads.
Target setting software for KS4 and KS5 is available through Connect Data. Our article on Importing Data for Target Setting gives step by step instructions on how to produce MEGs from your prior attainment data.
In addition, with Connect Interactive, you will be able to track progress against these MEGs. You can also show your own internal target data, should you wish to.
Best Practise for Personalised Targets
Once the Alps MEGs have been distributed to staff, we suggest that teachers set students personalised targets that take into account their flair in their particular subject. These would be negotiated between the teacher and each student and would not ...
Add Personalised Targets
Once you have imported your Year Group, teaching data and prior attainment scores, you will be able to import your own Personalised Targets, if you wish to do so. The Personalised Targets wizard can be launched from the quick actions toolbar in the ...
Checking that your personalised targets are aspirational
One of the most important aspects of using personalised targets for individual subjects is that subject staff can use the Minimum Expected Grade (MEG) and their own unique subject thermometers to be aspirational for each individual student. This ...
Split MEG Grades and setting targets
In this article we discuss the ways in which the MEG split grades can be interpreted In some qualifications, the MEG table will display a split grade for a given prior attainment band. In the table below for example, you can see that prior ...
Comparing outcomes to Personalised Targets on the Student Analysis Overview
By default, the Student Analysis Overview page allows you to compare the grades for any Gradepoint against the MEGs at a cohort level. The colours of the subject lozenges for each student give a visual guide as to whether students are above, on or ...