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Pupil Achievement

The school publishes attainment and progress data for two year groups – Year 6 and 8.

All pupils in government maintained schools take public examinations at the end of key stage 2 (Year 6); these are called statutory Key Stage 2 Assessments (SATs).  Pupils sit examinations in Reading and Maths and undertake a teacher assessment in writing.  Writing assessments are moderated by the local authority.  These public examinations allow us to compare our school performance against all schools nationally.

Since May 2016, pupils have been assessed against the new national curriculum (introduced in September 2014).  Following that change, attainment at key stage 2 across the country dropped significantly due to the increased challenge of the new national curriculum.  Comparisons against years prior to this are difficult due to the change in how assessments are made.

Please see the link below for a parent's guide to Key Stage 2 assessments, published by the DfE.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/key-stage-1-and-2-national-curriculum-tests-information-for-parents

Our school performance table can be found by following this link:

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/110086

As a middle school we also publish our Year 8 results as this is our exit data for our oldest year group. More detailed information can be found about the performance and expenditure and impact of pupil premium, Year 7 catch-up and sports premium in this section of our school website.

 

Year 6 2023 Key Stage 2 Results

Attainment: Percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard.

2023

School

National

Difference

Reading

91%

73%

+18

Writing

74%

71%

+3

Maths

84%

73%

+11

Reading, Writing & Maths

67%

59%

+8

Science

96%

80%

+16

Attainment: Percentage of pupils achieving a higher standard.

2023

School

National

Difference

Reading

42%

29%

+13

Writing

18%

13%

+5

Maths

34%

24%

+10

Reading, Writing & Maths

13%

8%

+5

Attainment: Average scores in Reading and Maths at Key Stage 2.

2023

School

National

Reading

109

105

Maths

106

104

 

Progress: Progress scores from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 2

2023

School

Reading

1.7

Writing

-0.8

Maths

-0.1

 

Year 8

Attainment: Percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard.

End of Year 2022-2023

% At Expected Standard

Reading

77%

Writing

73%

Maths

82%

 

Progress: Percentage of pupils making expected or better progress.

End of Year 2022-2023

% Expected Progress

Reading

84%

Writing

91%

Maths

89%