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Early Years Foundation Stage
Between 2009 and 2012 Achievement in the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile was summarised using two indicators. The measures are used to assess children's early development. Where a child is achieving 78 points they are said to be 'working securely within the Early Learning Goals'. When a child achieves an overall score of over 78 points across the 13 assessment scales and also achieves a 6 or more in each of the 7 scales of Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSE) and Communication, Language and Literacy (CLL) they are deemed to be reaching a 'good level of development'.
Trafford England
78+ 78+, PSE
& CLL
78+ 78+, PSE
& CLL
78+ 78+, PSE
& CLL
Since 2013 this method of assessing early years development has been simplified into a single standard indicator assessing the child's 'Good Level of Development'.
Good Level of Development Trafford England
Key Stage 1 Teacher Assessments
Between 2009 when our data starts and 2015, pupils at the end of key stage 1 (Year 2) were given a teacher assessment in the following subject areas: Speaking & Listening, Reading, Writing, Maths and Science. The expectation for pupils at the end of key stage 1 was to achieve a Level 2 or above in Speaking & Listening and Science and a Level 2B or above in Reading, Writing and Maths. A Level 3 or above indicated working above the expected standard.
Key Stage 1, Level 2+ Achievements
Level 2+ Speaking & Listening Trafford England
Level 2B+ Reading Trafford England
Level 2B+ Writing Trafford England
Level 2B+ Mathematics Trafford England
Level 2+ Science Trafford England
Key Stage 1, Level 3+ Achievements
Level 3+ Speaking & Listening Trafford England
Level 3+ Reading Trafford England
Level 3+ Writing Trafford England
Level 3+ Mathematics Trafford England
Level 3+ Science Trafford England
Pupils were assessed against the new more challenging curriculum, which was introduced in 2014, for the first time in 2016. Results are no longer reported as levels, the interim frameworks for teacher assessment have been used by teachers to assess if a pupil has met the new, higher expected standard. Because of these assessment changes, figures for 2016 onwards are not comparable to those for earlier years. The expectations for pupils at the end of key stage 1 have been raised.
Key Stage 1, Achieving Expected Standard or Above
Expected Standard or Above - Reading Trafford England
Expected Standard or Above - Writing Trafford England
Expected Standard or Above - Maths Trafford England
Expected Standard or Above - Science Trafford England
Key Stage 1, Achieving Higher Standard
Higher Standard - Reading Trafford England
Higher Standard - Writing Trafford England
Higher Standard - Maths Trafford England
Key Stage 2
Since 2009 when our data starts to the present, the performance indicators for key stage 2 have changed three times. Up to 2012, pupils at the end of key stage 2 (Year 6) were expected to achieve a level 4 or above in both English and Mathematics. A level 5 or above indicated working above the expected standard.
Key Stage 2, Level 4+ & 5 Achievements in English & Maths
Level 4+ English & Maths Trafford England
Level 5 English & Maths Trafford England
Pupils took the grammar, punctuation and spelling test for the first time in 2013 and separate reading and writing progress measures were introduced replacing the previous English progress measure. Results from 2013 onwards are not comparable with previous years.
Key Stage 2, Level 4+ & 5 Achievements in Reading, Writing & Maths
Level 4+ Reading, Writing & Maths Trafford England
Level 5 Reading, Writing & Maths Trafford England
In 2016, the new more challenging national curriculum, which was introduced in 2014, was assessed by new tests and interim frameworks for teacher assessment. Results are no longer reported as levels: each pupil receives their test results as a scaled score and teacher assessments based on the standards in the interim framework. Due to the changes set out above, figures for 2016 are not comparable to those for earlier years. The expectations for pupils at the end of key stage 2 have been raised.
Key Stage 2, Achieving Expected Standard or Above
Expected Standard or Above - Reading, Writing & Maths Trafford England
Key Stage 2, Achieving Higher Standard
Higher Standard - Reading, Writing & Maths Trafford England
Key Stage 4
Pupils at the end of key stage 4 (Year 11) are expected to achieve 5 or more GCSEs at grade A* - C, with the preferred higher standard that they also achieve an A* - C grade in both English and Maths. 2016 is the last year that GCSEs will be graded with letters.
5+ A* - C at GCSE Trafford England
5+ A* - C Inc. English & Maths at GCSE Trafford England
Data for 2016 is not currently available at pupil level for 5+ A*-C and 5+ A*-C including English and Maths, therefore ward aggregations cannot be provided at this time. Provisional data released by the Department for Education shows 70.8% of pupils in Trafford schools achieved 5+ A*-C grades including English and Maths compared to 52.8% of pupils nationally.

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