Understanding KS3 Levels

E Exceptional Performance Expected to achieve mainly A*at GCSE
8a High Level 8
8b Solid Level 8
8c Low Level 8, working slightly above Level 7
7a High Level 7, working towards Level 8 Expected to achieve mainly A*/A at GCSE
7b Solid Level 7
7c Low Level 7, working slightly above Level 6
6a High Level 6, working towards Level 7 Expected to achieve mainly A/B/C at GCSE
6b Solid Level 6
6c Low Level 6, working slightly above Level 5
5a High Level 5, working towards Level 6 Expected to achieve mainly B/C at GCSE
5b Solid Level 5
5c Low Level 5, working slightly above Level 4
4a High Level 4, working towards Level 5
4b Solid Level 4
4c Low Level 4, working slightly above Level 3
3a High Level 3, working towards Level 4
3b Solid Level 3
3c Low Level 3, working slightly above Level 2