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

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  • Release date: 18 August 2015
  • Period covered: 2015
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

  • About 17 in 20 (86.8 per cent) pupils at the end of Foundation Phase achieved the expected outcome in all mandatory areas of learning.

Key Stage 2

  • Results are higher for all subjects when compared with 2014, and higher by at least 15 percentage points for each subject than they were in 1999.

Key Stage 3

  • Results are higher in all subjects when compared with 2014, and higher by at least 20 percentage points for each subject than they were in 1999.

Gender differences

  • Girls outperform boys in each area of learning/subject in each Foundation Phase/Key Stage.

A further breakdown of all the data shown in this release by local authority, attainment level and by gender will be available on StatsWales. Data will be added to the StatsWales website shortly.

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

Tel: 029 2082 5968
Email: school.stats@wales.gsi.gov.uk