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Pupils: Assessments

Volume 463: debated on Monday 1 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) what the (a) mean and (b) median total point score was in England at Key Stage (i) 2 and (ii) 3 in each year since 1997; (155425)

(2) how many and what proportion of 11-year-olds with special educational needs achieved level 4 at Key Stage 2 in (a) reading, (b) writing, (c) mathematics and (d) reading, writing and mathematics, broken down by special educational need;

(3) what proportion of (a) children in receipt of free school meals, (b) pupils with special educational needs and (c) all children aged 11 years at the end of each academic year since 1997-98 achieved level (i) 4 and (ii) 5 at Key Stage 2 in (A) reading, (B) writing, (C) mathematics and (D) reading, writing and mathematics, broken down by type of school attended;

(4) what proportion of children (a) in receipt of free school meals, (b) with special educational needs and (c) aged 14 years at the end of each academic year since 1997 achieved level (i) 5 and (ii) 6 at Key Stage 3 in (A) reading, (B) writing, (C) mathematics and (D) reading, writing and mathematics, broken down by type of school attended;

(5) how many and what proportion of pupils who attained level 4 or below in the 2007 Key Stage 3 tests in (a) English, (b) mathematics and (c) science in each year since 1997 had previously attained level 4 or above at Key Stage 2.

[holding answer 17 September 2007]: The information can be provided only at disproportionate cost.

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what estimate he has made of the percentage of children who did not improve their level of attainment between the end of Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 in education authorities that are (a) non-selective and (b) wholly or partially selective. (155442)

[holding answer 17 September]: I have not made such an estimate. Information on the progress made by pupils between Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 national tests are available at

http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/s000711/index.shtml

Further breakdowns of this to local authority (LA) level by selection policy of LA are available only at disproportionate cost.