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Foundation phase outcomes and National Curriculum teacher assessment of core subjects at Key Stages 2 and 3

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  • Release date: 9 August 2017
  • Period covered: 2017
An annual report looking at pupil achievements in English, Welsh, Mathematics and Science, including information by gender and level of achievement.

Key points

Foundation Phase Outcomes

Results are higher for all areas of learning when compared with 2016, and higher by at least 3 percentage points for each area of learning than they were in 2012.

Key Stage 2

Results are higher for all subjects when compared with 2016, and higher by at least 17 percentage points for each subject than they were in 1999.

Key Stage 3

Results are higher in all subjects when compared with 2016, and higher by at least 22 percentage points for each subject than they were in 1999.

Gender differences

  • Girls outperformed boys in all core subjects/areas of learning at the end of Foundation Phase and in both Key Stages.
  • The difference in performance between girls and boys decreased in most core subjects/areas of learning at the end of Foundation Phase and in both Key Stages.

Further data

A further breakdown of all the data shown in this release by local authority, attainment level and by gender is available on StatsWales.

Benchmark information tables are also available for Foundation Phase Outcomes and Key Stages 2 and 3 (core and non-core subjects) and are published alongside this release.

Contact

Statistician
Tel: 0300 025 5060
Email: school.stats@gov.wales

Media
Tel: 0300 025 8099

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