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National Curriculum Tests: Disadvantaged

Volume 496: debated on Monday 5 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many pupils in each index of multiple deprivation decile achieved a Level 4 or above in reading, writing and mathematics in Key Stage 2 tests in the latest period for which figures are available. (286800)

The requested information is shown in the following table.

Results of pupils1 eligible for KS2 assessment achieving Level 4 or above in reading, writing and mathematics by IDACI deprivation decile2 in England3, 2007-08

Reading, Writing and Mathematics

Reading

Writing

Mathematics

Number of pupils achieving level 4 or above

Proportion of pupils achieving level 4 or above

Number of pupils achieving level 4 or above

Proportion of pupils achieving level 4 or above

Number of pupils achieving level 4 or above

Proportion of pupils achieving level 4 or above

Number of pupils achieving level 4 or above

Proportion of pupils achieving level 4 or above

0-10%

36,381

49

57,683

78

41,848

57

51,278

70

10-20%

33,537

52

52,197

80

38,179

59

46,356

71

20 - 30%

32,613

54

49,725

83

36,827

61

43,946

73

30 - 40%

32,388

58

47,476

85

35,981

65

42,424

76

40 - 50%

33,540

62

47,558

87

36,851

67

42,949

79

50-60%

34,855

65

48,018

89

37,938

71

43,466

81

60 - 70%

35,828

68

47,833

91

38,717

73

43,799

83

70 - 80%

37,799

71

49,063

92

40,457

76

45,241

85

80 - 90%

38,846

73

49,430

93

41,225

78

46,156

87

90-100%

40,499

77

49,624

94

42,569

81

46,808

89

1. Pupils attending maintained schools only.

2. Income Deprivation Affecting Children Index. 0-10% is most deprived, 90-100% is least deprived.

3. Includes pupils with valid postcodes only.

Source:

National Pupil Database (final data)