Results at Polegate

Results at Polegate

In relation to our pupils’ capabilities and starting points they achieve high standards.

All groups of pupils are making rapid progress and attainment is rising. Over the last six years, pupils’ progress has accelerated rapidly. This is consistent across year groups. Our pupils have excellent attitudes towards learning. In a pupil survey when asked about what was special about the school a high percentage mentioned ‘learning’. Children enter Reception with a wide range of needs, with some children at and others below typical levels of development for their age. They make excellent progress is secured through highly individualised programmes that support both learning and personal development. 


2016-2018

In 2016-2018 the tests changed as did the way that results are reported and progress measured. This can’t be compared to previous years. Our progress continues to be outstanding even with the new raised expectations. We are in the top 25% of schools across the country.

Key Stage 1 Results
 201620172018
KS1PolegateNationalPolegateNationalPolegateNational
Reading Expected877488767975.5
Reading Greater Depth482452255025.6
Writing Expected6366856869.470
Writing Greater Depth2813401632.315
Maths Expected757386757976.1
Maths Greater Depth3518402143.521.8
Key Stage 2 Results
 201620172018
KS2PolegateNationalPolegateNationalPolegateNational
Reading Expected726668718575
Reading Greater Depth171930254228
WritingExpected827581768778
Writing Greater Depth221525183020
MathsExpected837087759276
MathsGreater Depth101725232724
Progress and scaled score
 201620172018
 ReadingWritingMathsReadingWritingMathsReadingWritingMaths
Progress+2.4+3.5+3.1+1.5+2.9+2.3+2.9+2+2.2
Scaled Score102.5102.6104103.3103.3104.9107.8108.3106.5
Year 1 phonic screening outcomes
met the expected standard
20142015201620172018
PolegateEast SussexPolegateEast SussexPolegateEast SussexPolegateEast SussexPolegateEast Sussex
716987779081878185.982.5

KS2 Attainment 2018 - Actual Results

107.1

Average Scaled Score (Re, Ma). Significantly above the national average (104.7).

78%

% Expected standard + (Re, Wri, Ma). Significantly above the national average (64%).

KS2 Progress 2018 - Value Added

+2.6

Average Scaled Score (Re, Ma). Significantly above the national average (0).

+14%

% Expected standard + (Re, Wri, Ma). Significantly above the national average (0).


Key Stage 1 Test Results 2014 – 2015

In Key Stage 1 Assessments are carried out by the Teachers using their professional judgement. National Tests are used to support and verify these judgements. Traditionally our teachers have been “hard” markers being reluctant to award a level unless they are absolutely confident that a child is secure working at that level on a consistent base.

Key Stage 1 Results 2014 - 2015
 20142015
 Level 2B+Level 3Level 2B+

Level 3

 PolegateESNatPolegateESNatPolegateESNatPolegateESNat
Reading907981292931908390463331
Writing776970191616877486251916
Maths797980242424878492362624

Year 1 Phonics screening check

87% of our pupils are working at the expected level this exceeds national and county results.

Year 1 phonic screening outcomes
2013 met the expected standard2014 met the expected standard2015 met the expected standard2016 met the expected standard2017 met the expected standard
PolegateEast SussexPolegateEast SussexPolegateEast SussexPolegateEast SussexPolegateEast Sussex
74637169877790818781

Pupil Progress

Ofsted continues to place more emphasis now on progress and it is a much fairer reflection for the pupils as it takes into account their starting point. The progress our pupils make is outstanding:
In 2014-2015 our attainment was:

  • 98% of our pupils reach or exceed expected progress in reading compared to 91% nationally
  • 52% make better than expected progress, compared to 33% nationally in reading
  • 100% of our pupils reach or exceed expected progress in writing compared to 94% nationally
  • 75% make better than expected progress compared to 36% nationally in writing
  • 98% of our pupils reach or exceed expected progress in Maths compared to 90% nationally
  • 44% make more than expected progress compared to 34%

We now have a 6 year rising trend in our results. The progress made by our pupils is significantly above the national average. In reading, writing and maths combined we are placed in the top 1% of the country for progress made- 92% of our pupils reach the expected standard in reading, writing and maths combined.


A Chart to show Results at Key Stage 2 - 2014-2015

Key Stage 2 Results 2014 - 2015
 20142015
 Level 4+Level 5Level 4+

Level 5

 PolegateESNatPolegateESNatPolegateESNatPolegateESNat
Reading958889434950938989394748
Writing888586333333978887483736
Maths938586453742958687303641
RWM877879232124928080202224
Spelling,
Punctuation
& Grammar
887477624952827680464956
Healthy Schools
Sports Partnership Mark
Eco Schools
School Games Silver Award
Arts Council England Gold Award
ICT
IQM Centre of Excellence
QiSS Award
Quality Mark
Investors in People
International School Award
Real Training
Department for Education NQP Accredited
Department for Education NQP Provider
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