Wakefield welcomes key stage 2 results

06/07/2017, PR8597

This year’s key stage 2 results reflect some great achievements from the district’s primary schools.

Wakefield schools have continued to improve with 56% of the pupils reaching the expected standard in reading, writing and maths, with 7% achieving the higher standard. These figures are a significant increase on the 2016 results of 50% and 4% respectively.

Cllr Olivia Rowley
Cllr Olivia Rowley

Cllr Olivia Rowley, Wakefield Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, said: “These results are testament to the very hard work of all the children, staff and support of the parents in what is a complex and difficult testing regime.

“Congratulations to everyone on their hard work to bring about these improvements and to ensure that pupils are ready and well prepared for their secondary education. We know there is more to be done, but these results are taking us in the right direction as we continue to improve.”

The key stage 2 results have shown an increase of 6% of pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and maths. Nationally, it has increased by 8%.

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