School Results from 2019

This information compares the attainment of our pupils with local authority and national averages.  

“We are delighted with the excellent results across the school putting us in the top 250 schools in the country.  The results are a tribute to the hard work from all the children and the staff.”

Early Years Foundation Stage 

A Good Level of Development (GLD) is defined as children working at or exceeding the expected standard in the key areas of literacy, maths, physical development, communication and language and personal, social and emotional development.

SMSP Local Authority Average National Average
GLD 84.3% 81% 72%

Year 1 Phonics screening Check

SMSP Local Authority Average National Average
Expected Standard 92% 87% 82%

Key Stage 1 Results

At the end of KS1 (Yr2), teachers are required to assess each child in the areas of reading, writing, maths and science. National Curriculum assessment tests are used to support teachers’ judgements. The current measures are as follows:

Expected Standard – Working at the expected standard for a child at the end of Year 2

Greater Depth – Working at greater depth within the expected standard, with a strong understanding of the curriculum.

SMSP Local Authority Average National Average
Reading – Expected Standard 84% 83% 75%
Reading – Greater Depth 49% 38% 25%
 
Writing – Expected Standard 80% 76% 69%
Writing – Greater Depth 39% 23% 15%
 
Maths – Expected Standard 85% 82% 76%
Maths – Greater Depth 50% 34% 22%
 
Science – Expected Standard 100% 91% 82%
 
Reading, Writing and Maths combined – Expected Standard 77% 73% 65%
Reading, Writing and Maths combined – Greater Depth 32.2% 19% 11%

Key Stage 2 Results

Children in Year 6 are assessed on their knowledge and understanding of the curriculum. The curriculum introduced in 2014 provides greater challenge with higher expectations set for the end of KS2.

Year 6 pupils are assessed in reading, writing, grammar, punctuation and spelling and maths.

Children are awarded one of the following Teacher Assessment judgements in writing:

Expected Standard – Working at the expected standard for their age

Greater Depth – Working at greater depth within the expected standard and has a strong understanding of the curriculum.

For further information, please see the leaflet Information for parents – KS2 from the Standards and Testing Agency.

SMSP Local Authority Average National Average
Reading – Expected Standard 95.4% 87% 73%
Reading – High Standard 43.7% 45% 27%
Reading – Average Scaled Score 108.7 104
 
Writing* – Expected Standard 87.4% 88% 78%
Writing* – Greater Depth 32.2% 28% 20%
 
Spelling, punctuation and Grammar – Expected Standard 95.4% 91% 78%
Spelling, punctuation and Grammar – High Standard 51.7% 56% 36%
Spelling, punctuation and Grammar – Average Scaled Score 109.8
 
Maths – Expected Standard 95.4% 90% 79%
Maths – High Standard 55.2% 47% 27%
Maths – Average Scaled Score 109.6 105
 
Science* – Expected Standard 90% 80% 83%
 
Reading, Writing and Maths combined – Expected Standard 83.9% 80% 65%
Reading, Writing and Maths combined – Greater depth/higher standard 25.3% 20% 10%