Improvements in Key Stage 2 SATs for the Isle of Wight

By Ross Findon

Wednesday, July 23, 2014


THE efforts and children and teachers on the Isle of Wight have been praised after an improvement in Key Stage 2 SAT results.

The Isle of Wight Council said early provisional data for Key Stage 2 Standard Assessment Test (SAT) results for 2014 showed Island schools had improved the standards in reading, writing and mathematics.

Children aged 11 were tested at the end of Year 6.

According to the Isle of Wight Council, 83% of Isle of Wight children achieved the nationally expected Level 4 or above in mathematics, 88% in reading and 83% in writing.

The number who achieved Level 4 in all areas rose from 72% to 75%, the same as last year's national average in 2013. The number achieving Level 5 rose from 16% to 17%.

National figures for this year will not be available until the end of September.

Executive member for children’s services Cllr Richard Priest said: "The children and teachers should be praised for all their hard work, and we thank parents for their continued support. Standards on the Island are really starting to develop but we are still committed to work towards further improvement.

"The partnership with Hampshire and the commitment of our headteachers is starting to have a real impact on improving standards in our schools."

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