Education: Assessments

Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 15th July 2008.

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Photo of Michael Gove Michael Gove Shadow Secretary of State (Children, Schools and Families)

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many pupils who gained level 4 or above in key stage 2 tests in (a) reading, (b) writing and (c) mathematics in 2004 did not gain level 5 or above in the corresponding key stage 3 tests in 2007.

Photo of Jim Knight Jim Knight Minister of State (Schools and Learners), Department for Children, Schools and Families, Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners)

The figures required can be found in the following table:

Number of pupils
Achieving level 4 or above in KS2 in 2004, and not achieving level 5 or above in KS3 in 2007 Achieving level 4 or above in KS2 in 2004 and with eligible results for KS3 in 2007 With eligible results for both KS2 in 2004 and KS3 in 2007
English 47,994 441,736 572,283
Mathematics 27,723 424,518 574,850

Figures for reading and writing separately can be provided only at disproportionate cost.

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