Progress and  Attainment

Early Years Foundation Stage

Pupils achieve a good level of development if they achieve the early learning goal in the following areas: Listening and Attention, Understanding, Speaking, Health and self-care, Moving and Handling, Self-confidence and Self Awareness, Managing feelings and Behaviour, Making Relationships, Reading, Writing, Numbers and Shapes, Space, and Measures. In 2016 64% of cohort achieved the good level of development indicator.

Year 1 Phonics Screening Check

At the end of Year 1 pupils take a phonic test to assess if they have achieved an expected level of phonic understanding. The expected standard is to score 32 or greater out of 40. In 2016 89% of pupils reached the expected standard.

Two Year 2 pupils who had not meet the expected standard in Year 1 were retested and two have now achieved the expected standard.

Key Stage 1 Teacher Assessments

For the academic year 2015/2016 the way children are assessed at the end of Key Stage 1 was changed. Children sit tests in Reading and Maths. Their writing throughout the year is also assessed using teacher assessment. This year the schools’s teacher assessments were moderated by the Local Authority to ensure they were at the correct standard.

School Kent Schools National
Reading

73%

Writing

(teacher assessment)

68%

Maths

73%

Combined Reading, Writing and Maths %

Key Stage 2 Assessments

For the academic year 2015/2016 the way children are assessed at the end of Key Stage 2 was also changed. Children sit tests in Reading, Maths and Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar. Their writing throughout the year is also assessed using teacher assessment. This year the schools’s teacher assessments were moderated by the Local Authority to ensure they were at the correct standard.

The percentage of pupils reaching the expected standard was:

School Kent Schools National
Reading 86% 69% 66%
Writing

(teacher assessment)

82% 80% 74%
Maths 73% 71% 70%
Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling 82% Not available 72%
Combined Reading, Writing and Maths 64% 58% 53%

This shows that more pupils in our school reached expected attainment  than in Kent and nationally.

 

Children’s progress is measured from the end of Key Stage 1 to the end of Key Stage 2 and presented as a figure either positive or negative. A positive score indicates that children have made better than expected progress, a negative score show indicates that children have made less than expected progress.

School National range
Reading +0.5 -2.2 to 3.2
Writing

(teacher assessment)

+2.0 -0.7 to 4.7
Maths +0.0 -2.3 to +2.3

 

This shows that pupils in our school made expected progress in Maths and better than expected progress in Reading and Writing.