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Assessment and Performance


Early Years Foundation Stage
‘Good Level of Development’

71% 81% 71%
Year One Phonics Screening 83% 73% 82%


(Year 6)
% Achieving
Reading 60% 69% 75%
Writing 38% 69% 78%
Maths 69% 69% 76%
Grammar, Spelling & Punctuation  62% 71% 78%
Combined (Maths, Reading & Writing) 33% 60% 64%

% Achieving


Reading 12% 27% 28%
Writing 0% 13% 18%
Maths 19% 25% 24%
Grammar, Spelling & Punctuation  10% 21% 34%
Combined (Maths, Reading & Writing) 0% 6% 10%
Reading 101 103 105
Maths 102 103 104
Grammar, Spelling & Punctuation 101 103 106
Provisional Progress Scores  Reading -3.77 -4.4  
Writing -9.53 -4.6  
  Maths -1.99 -3.56  

Average ‘scaled scores’ in reading and maths

In 2018 our average scaled scores improved in reading and mathematics. We are now targeting to exceed the national average for reading and mathematics in 2019.

Percentage of pupils who achieved the expected standard or above in reading, writing and maths

In 2018, 60% of the Year 6 children achieved the expected standard in reading, writing and maths which is not only a significant increase on the 33% in 2017, but an improvement on the results seen two years ago as well.

Percentage of pupils who achieved a high level of attainment in reading, writing and maths

In 2018 we increased the percentage of children achieving the greater depth standard in Reading, Writing and Maths to 6%. Nationally 10% of pupils achieve this greater depth standard. We are pleased with the improvement in the achievement of our high attainers and have targeted a higher percentage for 2019.

Average progress scores in reading, writing and maths

Although we improved our Key Stage 2 writing progress; our reading, writing and maths progress scores in Key Stage 2 must improve further. So far this year, our school leadership team have to put increased effort into ensuring that children are targeted to make at least expected progress while they are in Key Stage 2. We want more children to make progress by building on the foundations that were put in place while they were in Key Stage 1.  Improving progress is a top priority in our School Development plan for us this year.

Further Information

The Department for Education website has comparative school performance tables for all Primary schools. These are available at the following web address:

In addition the DfE website includes a range of further information about They Dawnay, available here: