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Reading: Witham

Department for Education written question – answered on 4th April 2018.

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Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel Conservative, Witham

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of pupils in Witham constituency (a) attained and (b) exceeded the minimum standard for reading at (i) key stage 1 and (ii) key stage 2 in each of the last 10 years.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

The information requested is not readily available and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost. The Department has published some statistics for Key Stage 2 attainment for individual parliamentary constituencies since 2011/2[1]. Please be aware that the headline measures used across the years have changed and that comparison between years is not advised.

The Department does not publish constituency level attainment data for Key Stage 1.

[1] For 2011/12 – 2013/14 the information is located here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-curriculum-assessments-at-key-stage-2-2014-revised - open the ‘parliamentary constituency tables’, you can change year in the top right. This table provides the percentage achieving level 4 or above in each subject.

For 2014/15, the information is located here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-curriculum-assessments-at-key-stage-2-2015-revised - open the ‘additional tables’ and then tab ‘Table B3’. This table provides the percentage achieving level 4 or above in each subject.

For 2015/16, the information is located here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-curriculum-assessments-key-stage-2-2016-revised - open the ‘additional tables’ and then tab ‘Table A5’. This table provides the percentage achieving the epected standard in each subject.

For 2016/17 the information is located here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-curriculum-assessments-key-stage-2-2017-revised - open the ‘additional tables’ and then tab ‘Table A5’, this table provides the progress score of pupils in each subject, in line with the updated headline measures for key stage 2 attainment.

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