West Berkshire has seen an improvement in the Key Stage 2 (KS2) assessment results.
Overall, at KS2 (age 11) in the combined, assessment of Reading, Writing and Mathematics results are up from 62% to 64% with over half of our schools performed better than the National average.
At Key Stage1 (age7) the % of pupils achieving their combined Reading, Writing and Mathematics assessment has risen from 64% to 67%, ahead of the National average
West Berkshire has also seen improvements in Phonics (age 6) moving from 78% achieving the required standard to 81%.
Lynne Doherty, West Berkshire’s Executive Member for Education said: “It is good to see so many of our students doing well at KS2. It is particularly pleasing that our more able pupils have beaten national scores across the board.
We have secured additional government funding to enable us to work more closely with schools to continually raise standards and to engage parents as co-educators.”