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Service Children's Education: Standards

Volume 465: debated on Thursday 25 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many and what proportion of 11-year-olds in schools operated by Service Children's Education achieved level 4 in (a) English, (b) mathematics, (c) science, (d) reading, (e) writing, (f) reading and writing and (g) reading, writing and mathematics in each year since 1997. (156042)

The information for 2005 and 2006 is shown in the table:

SCE Key Stage 2 Student Performance—Level 4

2005

2006

Subject

Number

Percentage

Number

Percentage

English

700

83

611

82

Mathematics

634

75

598

79

Science

749

89

696

92

Reading

740

87

648

87

Writing

550

65

495

67

Reading and Writing

543

64

485

65

Reading, Writing and Mathematics

488

58

450

60

Academic results for 2007 await formal validation. They will be published in the Service Children’s Education Annual Report and Accounts, copies of which will be placed in the Library of the House in due course.

I also refer the hon. Member to the answer given on 2 February 2006, Official Report, columns 708-709W, by the then Under Secretary of State for Defence, my hon. Friend the Member for gave answers for the years from 1997 to 2004.