Havering schools go from strength to strength
Havering schools Key Stage 2 results go up 10 per cent over the year and are now significantly higher than the national average.
The Department for Education (DfE) announced the interim Key Stage 2 (KS2) National Curriculum Assessments 2017 data on the 4 July 2017.
Statistics published on the DfE website evidenced the continuing improvement in achievement for primary schools in Havering. The average score for reading, writing and maths (combined) across the local authority has increased by 10 per cent from 62 percent in 2016 to 72 per cent. The 2017 national average is 61 per cent.
Councillor Robert Benham, Cabinet Member for Children and Learning, said:
“This is a great achievement for Havering primary school pupils. The strong result reinforces Havering Councils commitment to improving education in the borough. The result could not have been achieved without the dedication of Head teachers, staff, pupils and governors. The figures highlight improvement not only in the borough but also illustrate how Havering is performing against the national average. In the borough 91 per cent of primary school children are attending either an outstanding or good school.”