Results and Achievement

In 2019, our academic results contained some real highlights, demonstrating the excellent progress that children are making at St Helen’s.

One particular headline was at Year 6, where the children’s progress was some of the very highest in the Local Authority (click here to read more).

You can read more about our academic results from 2019 below.

Early Years Foundation Stage (Reception)

In 2019, 79% of our children achieved a ‘Good level of development’. This is higher than the Local Authority average (77%) and the national average (72%).

Year 1 Phonics Assessment

90% of our children met the required level for the Year 1 phonics assessment. This was the highest ever achieved at St Helen’s and above national (85%) and the local authority average (82).

Ks1 SATS Assessment

Year 2 children are assessed for Reading, Writing and Maths. Local Authority and national figures are shown in brackets for a comparison (Local -L/National – N).

Reading:

Working at the expected standard: 83% (LA: 80%, N: 75%)

Working at greater depth: 35% (LA: 30%, N: 25%)

Writing:

Working at the expected standard: 76% (LA: 74%, N: 69%)

Working at greater depth: 28% (LA: 19%, N:15%)

Maths:

Working at the expected standard: 79% (LA: 80%, N: 76%)

Working at greater depth: 38% (LA: 26%, N:22%)

Reading, Writing and Maths:

Working at the expected standard: 72% (LA: 70%, N: 65%)

Working at greater depth: 28% (LA: 15%, N:11%)

KS2 SATS Assessment

Year 6 children are assessed for Reading, Grammar and Spelling, Writing  and Maths.

Reading:

Working at the expected standard: 93% (LA: 74%, N: 73%)

Working at greater depth: 50% (LA: 27%, N: 27%)

Writing:

Working at the expected standard: 96% (LA: 82%, N: 78%)

Working at greater depth: 39% (LA: 24%, N:20%)

Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling:

Working at the expected standard: 96% (LA: 78%, N: 78%)

Working at greater depth: 46% (LA: 35%, N:36%)

Maths:

Working at the expected standard: 93% (LA: 79%, N: 79%)

Working at greater depth: 43% (LA: 26%, N:27%)

Reading, Writing and Maths:

Working at the expected standard: 86% (LA: 67%, N: 65%)

Working at greater depth: 25% (LA: 11%, N:11%)

Scaled Scores

At Year 6, children were given ‘scaled scores’ to show how highly they have attained in the assessments. A score of ’100′ represents the national standard.

In 2019, pupils at St Helen’s averaged the scaled scores below, significantly above the national average.

Reading – 108.6 (LA: 104.5 N: 104.4)

Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling - 109.5 (LA: 105.9, N: 106.3)

Maths – 108.5 (LA: 105.1, N: 105.1)

Click here to view the School Performance Tables on the DfE website