Council for the
Registration of Schools
Teaching Dyslexic Pupils

Key To Abbrevitions

ibookkeyWe use a series of abbreviations within the Register, below you will find a key to them.

The key will help in understanding the information about each school or teaching centre.

 

 

  • 1 - General
    Overview
  • 2 - Associations &
    Accreditations
  • 3 - Exams
    Prepared For

General Overview

Special Needs provided for and the status of the school or centre i.e Independant or Local Authority, Boarding or Day school. Numbers given after the sex of the pupils (eg 7-13) indicate the age range of pupils within the school (not necessarily within any Learning Support Unit).

 

Abbreviation Description
ADD
Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ASD
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Dysc
Dyslcalculia
Bdg
Boarding
Day
Day Students
Dysl
Dyslexia
Dysp
Dyspraxia
G & T/
MAT
Gifted & Talented
(alternatively MAT - More Able & Talented
Ind
Independent School
LA
Local Authority
P & S
Pragmatic and Semantic Language Difficulties
SpLD
Specific Learning Difficulties
Wk Bdg
Weekly Boarding

Association membership/Accreditation - those chosen for inclusion are felt to best indicate the type of school.

Abbreviation Description
ATI
Association of Tutors Incorporated
BSA
Boarding School Association
EICIS
European Council of Independent Schools
GSA
Girls' Schools Association
HMC
Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference
IAPS
Incorporated Association of Preparatory Schools
ISA
Independent Schools Association
ISC
Independent Schools Council
NASEN
National Association for Special Educational Needs
NASS
National Association of Special Schools
NMSS
Department for Education Non-Maintained Special Schools list
SoH
The Society of Heads

Examinations prepared for: schools may offer exams in additional areas, for example, music.

Abbreviation Description
AS/A2
Advanced Subsidiary/ Advanced General Certificate of Education
AVCE
Advanced Vocational Certificate in Education
B.Tec
B.Tec first diploma courses (taken post age 16)
C & G
City & Guilds
CoA
Certificate of Achievement
CE
The Common Entrance Examination for entry to senior schools
CoE
Certificate of Education
CLAIT
Computer Literacy And Information Technology
CSYS
Certificate of Sixth Year Studies
GCSE
General Certificate for Secondary Education
GNVQ
General National Vocational Qualification
IBDip
International Baccalaureate Diploma
RSA
Royal Society of Arts
SAT
Standardised Attainment Test
SG
Standard Grades (Scottish Qualifications Authority)
SH
Scottish Highers
Univ Entry
for examinations and procedures in readiness for University entry