Schools in the area doing well as league tables are revealed

There was good news for schools across the Daventry district following the publication of the latest government league tables showing the performance of 11-year-olds.

Twenty-five primary schools in the area achieved above the average for Northamptonshire in figures released by the Government.

There was further success for East Haddon Primary School – which was recently rated ‘outstanding’ in an Ofsted report – with 100 per cent of pupils achieving the expected standard of level four and above in writing, reading and maths. All pupils made the expected progress in all three subjects from key stage one to key stage two to again make it one of the top performing schools in the country.

Chipping Warden Primary Academy and Kilsby Primary School also saw 100 per cent of pupils reach level four in the latest exams. Other high ranking schools in the Daventry area include Braunston Primary School with 97 per cent, West Haddon Primary School with 96 per cent and Weedon Primary School with 95 per cent.

The highest ranking school in Daventry was The Grange School, which saw 83 per cent of pupils reach level four.

Bliss Charity School in Nether Heyford, Chipping Warden Primary Academy, Harpole Primary School, Kislingbury Primary School, St Mary’s Primary School in Aston le Walls and Yelvertoft Primary School all saw 100 per cent of pupils make expected progress from key stage one to two in two out of reading, writing or maths. Although Byfield Primary School was listed at the foot of the tables, 100 per cent of pupils still made the expected progress from key stage one to two in writing.

The average score for Northamptonshire is 76 per cent getting to level four, while it increased to 79 per cent nationally.