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Literacy: Greater London

Volume 465: debated on Thursday 25 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what percentage of children met the Government's literacy and numeracy targets in each London borough in each of the last five years. (153557)

The following tables set out the percentage of pupils in each London borough achieving the target level 4 and above at key stage 2, and level 5 and above at key stage 3 in English and in maths for each year since 2002. The underlying numbers can be provided only at disproportionate cost.

Percentage of pupils achieving level 4 or above in KS2 tests

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

English

Maths

English

Maths

English

Maths

English

Maths

English

Maths

London GOR

73

72

76

72

77

73

79

74

80

75

City of London

93

89

97

79

80

73

83

74

64

71

Inner London boroughs

68

68

72

68

74

70

76

71

77

72

Camden

72

70

78

74

77

73

79

73

75

72

Hackney

65

65

63

59

70

65

69

64

71

64

Hammersmith and Fulham

74

76

79

76

77

73

79

74

81

74

Haringey

65

66

67

66

70

67

73

68

75

70

Islington

68

67

69

68

71

68

74

68

74

68

Kensington and Chelsea

80

79

84

79

87

82

84

81

85

80

Lambeth

67

67

72

67

76

70

76

68

78

70

Lewisham

69

66

73

69

73

70

77

72

79

71

Newham

63

68

68

67

71

70

75

72

76

72

Southwark

66

62

70

62

69

64

72

67

74

69

Tower Hamlets

70

67

74

71

77

75

78

76

80

78

Wandsworth

73

72

75

67

75

71

80

72

78

73

Westminster

77

77

80

77

82

77

81

76

84

76

Outer London boroughs

75

74

78

73

79

75

80

76

81

76

Barking and Dagenham

69

73

71

69

73

71

75

70

74

73

Barnet

81

79

81

78

84

81

84

81

85

82

Bexley

75

72

77

69

79

71

80

74

81

75

Brent

74

75

77

72

78

74

78

73

79

73

Bromley

80

77

83

78

83

78

84

77

85

79

Croydon

74

71

78

71

79

74

78

72

81

75

Ealing

74

74

77

73

78

73

79

75

79

75

Enfield

73

74

78

72

77

73

77

73

79

72

Greenwich

68

66

70

67

70

68

73

68

74

71

Harrow

80

79

82

77

84

80

82

78

85

79

Havering

80

78

80

78

81

78

85

81

84

80

Hillingdon

78

77

80

75

79

77

80

77

81

77

Hounslow

71

71

76

73

77

73

79

75

80

77

Kingston upon Thames

80

77

83

77

85

80

86

82

86

82

Merton

73

68

75

66

75

72

78

74

81

75

Redbridge

78

75

78

74

79

77

83

79

82

78

Richmond upon Thames

84

83

87

82

87

83

88

85

89

85

Sutton

80

78

81

77

80

76

83

78

83

79

Waltham Forest

66

65

70

68

73

69

73

69

77

72

Percentage of pupils achieving level 5 or above in KS3 tests

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

English

Maths

English

Maths

English

Maths

English

Maths

English

Maths

London

64

63

66

67

70

70

74

71

73

75

Inner London

58

59

63

62

68

65

68

70

Camden

66

63

68

65

73

70

76

72

75

76

Hackney

45

48

59

52

59

56

60

58

64

65

Hammersmith and Fulham

60

59

62

67

64

67

73

73

77

77

Haringey

56

52

52

55

59

58

65

62

61

64

Islington

51

50

49

57

55

59

64

61

61

64

Kensington and Chelsea

72

69

79

72

80

76

81

76

87

84

Lambeth

59

55

61

62

69

66

71

65

72

71

Lewisham

58

54

60

60

64

64

66

65

70

70

Newham

56

53

55

60

63

62

67

66

64

68

Southwark

50

46

51

52

63

58

66

59

66

65

Tower Hamlets

51

49

54

55

57

58

67

61

65

68

Wandsworth

64

60

62

63

68

67

73

70

71

73

Westminster

62

61

69

65

68

68

76

69

69

74

Outer London

69

71

74

74

76

74

75

77

Barking and Dagenham

58

58

62

61

65

65

66

66

67

70

Barnet

72

72

73

76

78

78

82

80

81

82

Bexley

66

69

71

73

75

77

76

74

74

77

Brent

64

66

64

66

70

72

73

74

74

76

Bromley

76

72

73

76

80

77

80

79

80

82

Croydon

65

65

66

68

70

72

75

71

73

74

Ealing

60

61

68

69

73

72

75

72

73

76

Enfield

64

65

67

68

70

71

72

72

71

74

Greenwich

54

54

61

61

63

60

67

63

68

68

Harrow

75

73

71

75

76

77

82

79

80

81

Havering

74

76

72

76

81

79

80

81

79

81

Hillingdon

67

64

65

73

71

74

74

73

70

76

Hounslow

64

64

71

68

70

71

76

71

76

77

Kingston upon Thames

74

78

79

80

80

83

80

83

84

84

Merton

62

62

65

67

66

68

75

71

67

71

Redbridge

75

74

75

76

78

79

82

80

81

83

Richmond upon Thames

72

70

74

72

77

75

75

73

80

79

Sutton

81

78

75

79

83

82

84

82

86

87

Waltham Forest

60

57

60

62

68

66

74

67

70

71