Education Terminology

The UK Education system is full of terminology that can be tricky for parents. We hope this page helps to clarify some of the acronyms you may see whilst your child is at Morden. If there are others that you’re unsure of, please let us know so we can add them.

Within the Classroom

EYFS – Early Years Foundation Stage
KS1 – Key Stage 1
KS2 – Key Stage 2
PLT – Pupil Leadership Team click here to view our PLT page
PSHE – Physcial, Social, Health Education
RE – Religious Education
IEP – Individual Education Plan
SATS – Statutory Assessment Tests
SEN – Special Educational Needs click here to visit out SEN/EAL page
EAL – English as Additional Language click here to visit out SEN/EAL page
PP – Pupil Premium. To see what we plan to do with our PP funding please click here to visit our funding page or to find out if your child is able to receive PP fill in the online application form here Pupil_Premium_and_Free_School_Meals_application


HT – Headteacher
DHT – Deputy Headteacher
SBM – School Business Manager
TLA – Teaching and Learning Assistant
SLMT – Senior Leadership & Management Team
SLT – Senior Leadership Team
ECT – Early Career Teacher
CPD – Continued Professional Devopment

School wide

MPS – Morden Primary School
SDP – School Development Plan click here to view our SDP
Ofsted – Office for Standards in Education|
PTA – Parent Teacher Association click here to see out PTA page
LA – Local Authority
FSM – Free School Meal click here to see our termly information.
UIFSM – Universal Infant Free School Meals
NTP – National Tuition Provision