Results and achievement

Our academic results from 2016 are shown below.

Early Years Foundation Stage (Reception)

In 2016, 79.2% of our children achieved a ‘Good level of development’. This is the third year of a rising trend in Reception and is higher than the Local Authority average (76%) and the national average (69%).

Year 1 Phonics Assessment

83% of our children met the required level for the Year 1 phonics assessment. This was higher than the previous year, higher than nationally (81%) and higher than the local authority average (81%). 

Ks1 SATS Assessment

Year 2 children are assessed for Reading, Writing and Maths. These are the school results for 2016 and this is the first year that the new national curriculum was assessed. Local Authority figures are shown in brackets for a comparison.

Working at the expected standard
Reading 80% (77%)
Writing 72% (67%)
Maths 80%(75%)

 

KS2 SATS Assessment

Year 6 children are assessed for Reading, Grammar and Spelling, Writing  and Maths.

This is the first year that Year 6 were assessed against the new national curriculum and in 2016, children at St Helen’s performed exceptionally well, with the percentage of children working at the ‘National Standard’ well above the national averages and in the top 20% of schools nationally. (National figures are shown in brackets below).

Working at the expected standard
Reading 89% (68%)
Writing 85% (69%)
Maths 85% (69%)
Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling 92% (72%)

 

Scaled Scores

For the first time this year, children were given ‘scaled scores’ to show how highly they have attained in the assessments. A score of ’100′ represents the national standard.

In 2016, pupils at St Helen’s averaged a scaled score of 106.7 in the assessments, which is significantly above the national average and in the top 10% of schools.

Click here to view the School Performance Tables on the DfE website

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