London Borough of Barnet

Barnet SATs results in top five nationally

Published Wednesday 21 December 2011

Barnet’s schools have once again achieved a top five position nationally for Key Stage 2 exam results.

This year, 86% of pupils in the borough's schools achieved level 4+ in English with 84% gaining the same grade in mathematics. This compares to 82% in English and 81% in maths nationally.

80% of pupils also achieved level 4+ in both English and maths compared to the national average of 74%.

89% of pupils also met their the expected progress in English from Key Stage 1 to 2, the fourth best in the country, while 88% made their expected progress in maths, the third best score across the country.

Councillor Andrew Harper, Cabinet Member for Education, Children and Families said:

“With each set of exam results published, Barnet is firmly establishing itself as a borough which is providing a first class education to every pupil in every school. There is no better start in life than a good education and this is the reason why Barnet Council places such a great emphasis in its schools system. My congratulations go to all the hard working pupils and staff in their excellent achievements.”

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