A number of primary schools in the Daventry district are above the national average, the latest government school league tables have revealed.
The statistics revealed that, as an average, 75 per cent of pupils were achieving level 4 in reading, writing and maths. And 21 schools out of 33 in the Daventry district exceeded this.
Top of the table are Naseby Primary School with 100 per cent of pupils achieving the standards. They were followed by Yelvertoft Primary School with had 92 per cent and Kilsby Primary School and The Bliss Charity School in Nether Heyford closely behind.
With 90 per cent of children reaching level four were Barby, East Haddon and Guilsborough primary schools.
At Boddington 89 per cent of pupils hit the targets while at St Mary’s in Aston le Walls, 88 per cent reached level 4.
Harpole Primary School had 87 per cent of pupils reach the targets while the schools in Byfield and Kislingbury had 86 per cent. Crick Primary School and Brixworth Primary School had 85 per cent and 84 per cent of pupils get level four.
Some 83 per cent of pupils at Welton Academy and Brington Primary School achieved level four with 82 per cent at Weedon Bec Primary.
West Haddon Primary School saw 81 per cent of its pupils get level four with 80 per cent of youngsters at Newnham Primary School.
Flore Primary School and Badby School were the final two above the national average with 79 and 77 per cent respectively.
Pattishall and Braunston Primary Schools were just below the average with 73 and 72 per cent. The Grange School was the top ranking of the town’s schools with 72 per cent.
Some 71 per cent of pupils achieved level four at the primary schools in Bugbrooke, Chipping Warden and Woodford Halse. Ashby Fields Primary School and the DSLV Academy, both in Daventry achieved 64 and 62 per cent.
At both Staverton and Long Buckby Junior Schools 60 per cent reached level four.
The district’s schools were completed by The Abbey Junior School and Falconer’s Hill Junior, both in Daventry, who got 56 and 51 per cent of pupils reaching level four respectively.
The average across Northamptonshire as a whole was 72 per cent.