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Basic Skills Quality Standard

The Basic Skills Quality Standard is an award that celebrates and supports continuous improvement in literacy and numeracy.It is awarded to a setting or school to recognise their provision, practice and performance in literacy and numeracy. A school or setting must demonstrate a whole school approach to improving standards in literacy and numeracy, with evidence of the impact of its approaches.It provides a framework for self-evaluation and continuous improvement of the basic skills of all pupils in a school, including those who underachieve and those who underattain.