Buckinghamshire school results continue to outperform national trends

Key Stage 2 results published by the Department for Education this week show that Buckinghamshire primary schools have again achieved very strong outcomes when compared with the national figures.

The provisional data shows that 66% of Buckinghamshire pupils achieved at least the expected standard across reading, writing and maths, a two per cent increase on last year’s results and two per cent higher than the national average of 64%.

In addition, 11% of pupils across Buckinghamshire achieved the higher standard across the board, up one per cent on last year’s results and above the national figure of 10%.

This year has also seen a two percentage point increase in children achieving the highest level of writing assessment, where work is beyond that expected of a Year 6 child.

Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, Mike Appleyard, said: “Once again our schools and pupils have performed magnificently, achieving well and securing our 11 year old children