National Curriculum Test Results 2019

Achievement in Reading, Writing and Maths (combined) at the end of KS2
Percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard or above (EXS+)71%65%
Percentage of pupils achieving the higher score in reading and maths and the greater depth standard in writing (HS/GDS)17%10%
Pupil Attainment School EXS+NationalSchool HS/GDSNational
Pupil Progress from KS1 to KS2Progress Score (0.0 = National Average)

What are National Curriculum Tests?

SATS (which stands for Standard Assessment Tests) is the common name used for National Curriculum Tests. Children are assessed at the end of Year 2 (Key Stage 1) and Year 6 (Key Stage 2) in reading, writing and maths. The Key Stage 1 results are all  based on teacher assessment; the Key Stage 2 results are a combination of teacher assessment and externally-marked national tests. Year 6 children also have to take a Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation test (GaPS).  Their writing level is decided by teacher assessment based on a combination of genres and a collection of writing pieces from the whole year.
The children in Year 1 also have to take an external test for their phonics.  They will be asked to read a list of words (some are real words, some are not) in order to assess how they apply their phonological knowledge.
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