National Curriculum Tests

Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 25th January 2010.

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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 on how many pupils with a valid level of both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 the information in Table 6 of DCSF: National Curriculum Assessments at Key Stage 2 in England 2008-09 is based.

Photo of Vernon Coaker Vernon Coaker Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners)

Pupils with a valid level at both key stage 1 and key stage 2 are included, excluding pupils who wee absent or disapplied from the key stage 1 assessments. Only pupils who have reached the end of key stage 2 in 2009 are included.

In table 6 of DCSF: National Curriculum Assessments at Key Stage 2 in England 2008-09; 543,039 pupils are included in key stage 1 reading and writing results to key stage 2 English; 543,092 pupils are included in key stage 1 mathematics results to key stage 2 mathematics; 543,038 pupils are included in key stage 1 reading, writing and maths results to key stage 2 science; 543,120 pupils are included in key stage 1 reading results to key stage 2 reading and 543,086 pupils are included in key stage 1 writing results to key stage 2 writing.

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