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These are the schools where pupils' attainment in English and maths is commonly two years ahead of their age. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet evidence linking technology to higher attainment in schools is elusive. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We hope that a team approach will raise attainment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But there is still a shocking gap in attainment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The number of different positions held also predicted higher attainment. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsTheir attainment has improved as they are more capable of accessing the curriculum. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The biggest gap in attainment is between pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Oxford says attainment at school is the single biggest barrier. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Research shows that they raise attendance and attainment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But there is precious little evidence that schools selecting pupils does anything to close the attainment gap. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Such households are usually poorer and statistics show their educational attainment is lower. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But universities inclined to blame schools for low student attainment will find that the inclination is mutual. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So we should be looking at the issue of personal resilience and we should be looking afresh at educational attainment. The Sun (2016)Pure academic attainment isn't necessarily a good measure of hard work. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This prompts a general improvement in educational attainment, including maths. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Pupils' attainment is not the result of an individual but of a number of teachers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And they must be alert to the fact that a career at the Bar is not just about academic attainment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The trust was recently appointed lead charity to administer a 125 million government fund to boost the attainment of disadvantaged pupils. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Their attainment is higher than the national average at GCSE. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This year, we ranked 14th in cognitive skills and educational attainment. Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: attainment NOUN
The attainment of an aim is the achieving of it.
...the attainment of independence.
Definition of attainment from the Collins English Dictionary
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