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End of Key Stage 2 Results

 

We are delighted to announce that we have continued with our high levels of attainment in Reading, Writing and Maths. Well done to all of our July leavers on their wonderful achievements.

KS2 SATs in 2017 followed the new testing and marking procedures introduced in 2016. The actual scores pupils received in their tests, the "raw" scores, are scaled to account for any variability in difficulty of the tests from year to year. The scaling is done such that a pass mark always corresponds to a scaled score of 100. In KS2 the full range of scaled scores is 80-120, with a scaled score of 100 or more representing the expected standard or higher in each test.

A more detailed discussion of the process, which contains technical information for headteachers, teachers, governors and local authorities, is available  here,

In the table of results below, Writing tests are teacher assessed and are not scaled, therefore there are no direct equivalents to the "Average scaled score" and "% reaching highest score" columns. In Writing, the "% reaching high scores" column is equivalent to an assessment of "Greater Depth" in Writing.

The "Combined Scores" line in the table indicates the number of children attaining the expected scores in each of the three areas of Reading, Writing, and Mathematics. As there is no scaled score in Writing there are again no direct equivalents to the "Average scaled score" and "% reaching highest score" columns.

Percentages of pupils achieving indicated levels in each subject in 2017

 

 

% reaching expected age related standard 
(includes high scorers)

Average scaled score
(standard is 100-120)

% reaching high scores 
(110+ or Greater Depth in Writing)

% reaching highest scores
(115-120)

 

School

National

School

National

School

National

School

National

Mathematics

79%

75%

105

104

33%

23%

13%

4%

Reading

81%

71%

106

104

34%

25%

14%

7%

Writing 

68%

76%

-

-

GD 16%

GD 18%

-

-

GPS*

84%

77%

107

106

38%

31%

18%

6%

Combined Scores

59%

61%

-

-

12%

9%

-

-

 

*GPS = Grammar, punctuation and spelling

Summary of our results

In our results for 2017, the proportion of pupils attaining the expected standard or above in all three subjects - Reading, Writing and Mathematics - was 59%, which is just below the national average of 61%.

12% of our pupils attained a high score (110-120) in both Reading and Mathematics and also attainment at ‘Greater Depth’ in Writing. Only 5% of eleven-year-olds across England have attained this ‘high’ combined measure.

Our scaled scores in each area are above those obtained nationally.

National Data

A provisional summary and analysis of the national results, published by the DfE, is available from the link below.

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-curriculum-assessments-key-stage-2-2017-interim

Please click on the DfE logo below to link to the School Performance tables on the DfE website.

 

 DfE logo - link to performance tables