We’re phasing out using the term ‘DoodleAge’ as a measurement of a child’s progress.
A DoodleAge represents a child’s overall level of understanding. We calculate this by looking at the point a child is in their work programme in terms of the level of questions they’re currently being asked, and compare this to the average age of other children in our system who are at a similar point in their programme.
For example, a child with a DoodleAge of 7 means that they’re working at the level of an average 7-year-old.
However, while this measurement can be helpful when looked at on its own, it doesn’t take into account the percentage of End of Year Objectives they’ve covered. This means that a DoodleAge can sometimes be artificially high, making it seem as if a child is further along in the curriculum than they actually are.
Because of this, we’ve decided to introduce new ways of measuring a child’s progress to better represent where they are in the curriculum.
If you have any questions about DoodleAges, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by clicking on the green icon to chat to our Customer Support team.