Accessing 4Matrix from Outside School

There are several ways in which this can be achieved, and we have put together a document to help users decide on which option is best for their school. 

You can download the document from this link: https://www.4matrix.com/news/remoteaccess

In-light of the current situation, we are extending the free-use period of 4Matrix Infinity for all schools until September 2020.


Import Fix

There is a fix available for an error which occurs when attempting to import data via a spreadsheet into an existing series in which results or custom field data has already been imported.

Please visit https://www.4matrix.com/news/importfix for more details.


 Results Overview Definitions (KS4)

Solution

KS4 2017

APS: Average Points Score of subjects that a pupil takes in 9-1 format. All weights limited to 1 and only for subjects that count in performance measures.

A8: Each pupils Attainment 8 score. Please refer to the Progress 8 topic for more information on how this is calculated.

Total Points: The total points of all subjects that a pupil takes in 9-1 format. All weights limited to 1  and only for subjects that count in performance measures.

 

Additional Columns

Using the Show option in the top right of the display, it is possible to add 9-1 and A*-G grade counts. 

  • The 9-7 column will include legacy grade A and above
  • The 9-5 column will include legacy GCSE grade Bs and above
  • The 9-4 column will include legacy GCSE grade C and above
  • The A*-A column will include reformed GCSE grade 7 and above 
  • The A*-C column will include reformed GCSE grade 4 and above
  • The A*-G column will include reformed GCSE grade 1 and above

 

 

Legacy (Pre-2017)

APS: Average Points Score of subjects that a pupil takes. All weights limited to 1 and only for subjects that count in performance measures.

APS capped: Average Points Score of best 8 subjects, weights limited to 1  and only for subjects that count in performance measures.

Total Points: The total points of all subjects that a pupil takes. All weights limited to 1  and only for subjects that count in performance measures. This column should be ignored when working with GCSE number grades until we change the underlying currency to 9-1, instead of QCA points. The conversion is as follows: (Total points - 10) / 6

Total Points capped: Average Points Score of best 8 subjects, weights limited to 1 and only for subjects that count in performance measures. This column should be ignored when working with GCSE number grades until we change the underlying currency to 9-1, instead of QCA points. The conversion is as follows: (Total points - 10) / 6

 

*Note that if you are using pre-2014 measures or if you are a Welsh school (Admin > School Settings) then all awards will carry their full weighting and discounting rules will not apply.

 
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