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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: 10 August 2016
  • Period covered: 2016
  • Next update: 9 August 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

Foundation Phase Outcomes: 87.2% of pupils at the end of Foundation Phase (nearly 9 out of 10) achieved the expected outcome in all mandatory areas of learning at the end of Foundation Phase and in both Key stages in 2016. An increase of 1.0% since 2015.

Key Stage 2

Cyfnod Allweddol 2: Cyfnod Allweddol 2 yn 2016 i fyny o 2015. Canlyniadau yn uwch ar gyfer pob pwnc o’i gymharu â 2015, ac o leiaf 16 pwynt canran yn uwch na 1999.

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 3: Key Stage 3 results in 2016 Were up from 2015. Results are higher for all subjects when compared with 2015, and higher by at least 20 percentage points for each subject than they were in 1999.

Gender differences

Gwahaniaethau Rhyw: Perfformiodd merched yn well na bechgyn ym mhob pwnc/maes dysgu ar ddiwedd y Cyfnod Sylfaen ac ar ddiwedd y ddau Gyfnod Allweddol. Lleihaodd y bwlch rhwng merched a bechgyn yn y ddau Gyfnod Allweddol yn y mwyafrif o bynciau.

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.


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