2012 Key Stage 2 data reveals primary schools’ improvement
Wednesday 17th October 2012, 3:00PM BST.
PRIMARY school achievement in maths, English and science is on the rise.
Education has released provisional Key Stage 2 data for 2012.
It shows that 79% of pupils achieved the minimum level expected at the end of primary education in English, up from 67% in 2011.
Maths was up to 77% from 71% and science from 79% to 86%.
‘We know that there is a lot of excellent work and high standards of teaching across our primary schools as has been recognised through our independent inspections and the recent primary review,’ said Education Department minister Robert Sillars, pictured.