An internal document from a multi academy trust reveals it discussed how removing low achieving pupils from a school roll could boost its league table performance.
The internal report from 2016 shows GORSE Academies Trust staff considering how different strategies could be used to achieve the best results.
The suggestions included removing "anchor students" from a school's roll in order to boost Progress 8.
Background: How a MAT looked to improve progress scores
GORSE Academies Trust have said this was a theoretical discussion and that it did not follow through with any of the "unacceptable" practices that were discussed.
The document is published below. Names have been redacted by Tes.
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