Academic Results 2017-18
Although at WOTH we do not overestimate the importance of academic assessments, it is always pleasing to see our children doing well and having their hard work pay off with positive results. Last year was no exception and as well as some great achievements in music, drama and sport there were also some academic successes worth celebrating!
For the academic year 2017 -18, our results at KS2 were very impressive across the board. The number of children who achieved or exceeded the expected standard in reading, writing and maths was significantly above the national average but also above the average for similar outstanding schools - a great benchmark against which we can judge our own performance. 87 % of our pupils achieved the expected standard in reading, writing, EGPS and maths - this is 22.4% higher than the national average but also 19% higher than the average for other outstanding schools such as ourselves.
In maths, 97% of pupils achieved the expected standard with 47% achieving the higher standard - this is 21% higher than the average for other outstanding schools. In writing 93% achieved the expected standard with 1/3 at greater depth, in reading 93% met the expected level with 53% at the higher standard and in English, Grammar, Punctuation and spelling the number achieving expected was an impressive 100% with 57% at the higher standard. These results are testament to the hard work and determination of our excellent Year 6 cohort who left us in July.
Progress scores from KS1 were similarly satisfying. In all subjects our progress figures were considerably above than the national average and also higher than the average for other outstanding schools.
At KS1 our results were also very positive. Results were above the national average in reading, writing and maths with 87% of the cohort achieving the expected standard in maths and 36% working at the greater depth standard.
In Year 1 the children take a phonics assessment in June. We were pleased to report that 97% of children in that class achieved the required standard. This is considerably higher than the national average of 82%.
It was also pleasing to see that 84% of our youngest children in the school achieved the Early Learning Goals in all 17 areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. Again this is significantly higher than the national average of 71.5%.
These results are well deserved but also hard earned. Well done to all children and staff for their continued hard work and commitment to our core values which enable us to produce such well rounded, polite, compassionate, resilient, independent and capable young children.
For further detail about our 2017-18 results please investigate the document below:
As a school we are always reflecting on what Ofsted outline as effective practice for schools. All our work considers the 4 main aspects of their advice and guidance on how schools should operate:
Who are Ofsted and what do they do?
Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. They report directly to Parliament and are independent and impartial. They inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.
Every week, they carry out hundreds of inspections and regulatory visits throughout England, and publish the results on our website. They work with providers which are not yet good to promote their improvement, monitoring their progress and sharing with them the best practice we find.
Please find below our most recent Ofsted report and relevant information from the Department for Education Performance Tables and Ofsted Data Dashboard.
For further analysis of the school’s academic performance, please follow the links below.
Please see more information about previous Ofsted reports and Data by using the links below: