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School improvement reaps rewards

Published Friday, 23 August 2013

Pupils in Enfield have improved across the board the latest figures have shown.

“Pupils in Enfield’s schools can be proud of their achievements this year,” said Cllr Ayfer Orhan, Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People.

She went on, “At all learning key stages, our young people are making swift progress, and our schools are responding well to the changing demands in the examination system, producing some outstanding successes.

“Parents can be reassured that school staff, governors and pupils are doing a fine job which is reflected in our improving results.”

 GCSE (Key Stage 4)
 •Improvement by 28% in the proportion of 5A*-C  grades including English and mathematics at St. Anne’s
•15 out of 18 Schools are indicating a rise in the proportion of pupils achieving  5A*-C grades including English and mathematics
•The proportion of 5A*-C grades including English and mathematics has risen to over 63% from 55.5% in 2012.

 A Level (Key Stage 5)
 •Indications are that the percentage pass rate for Enfield Schools has increased since last year as has the average point score per entry
•100% pass rate at A Level for both St Ignatius and Edmonton County
•13 out of 17 schools have improved A level results from 2012.
•Enfield sixth forms are growing and a variety of examinations are entered against a background of challenge.

 Key Stage 2 (ages 7-11)
 •Based on provisional data made available 9/8/13
•Combined reading, writing and maths improved in 2013 from 74.9 to 75.4%
•56 out of 59 schools are above the minimum target of 60% of children reaching Standard Attainment Tests (SATs) Level 4 for reading, writing and maths
•Level 4+ in writing rose from 81.9% to 84%
•Level 4+ in mathematics rose from 85.1 to 85.5%

 All results are provisional and will alter before the final publication of data in the achievement and attainment tables published at the end of the year and in January 2014.

Schools and pupils may be appealing for changes to the marking and outcomes for this will be reflected in the performance tables.

GCSE and A Level final information will include other qualifications.

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