Summarising Pupil R's attainment in handling data
Pupil R's attainment in handling data is best described as low level 6. To make further progress within level 6 and towards level 7, she needs to apply her data handling skills to a more substantial investigation. For example, she might make hypotheses about GDP and adult literacy or child mortality and then decide how to collect, process and represent real data to test her ideas. She needs to use scatter diagrams and begin to understand correlation. She needs to use her charts and diagrams to illustrate and justify her conclusions.