Standards in Cambridgeshire primary schools is on the up again, figures reveal

SATs results in Cambridgeshire schools have continued to improve, statistics have revealed.

SATs results in Cambridgeshire schools have continued to improve, statistics have revealed. - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Provisional figures released this week have shown that standards in Cambridgeshire primary schools continue to improve.

At the end of their time at primary school (Key Stage 2 SATs) 59 per cent of Cambridgeshire children reach the expected standard across all subjects – an increase of six percentage points from last year. This is the fourth successive year that standards have improved in the county.

The results for children at the end of Key Stage 1 are also better than last year and there has been an improvement in the number of children who achieve a good level of development at the end of their first reception year at school.

At Key Stage 1, the combined reading, writing and maths performance at 80 schools improved at a faster rate than seen nationally and at Key Stage 2 this was the case at 76 schools.

Councillor Simon Bywater, chairman of the children and young people committee, said: “We would like to congratulate pupils and teachers for these results. We are particularly proud of how well children have done in reading with attainment at Key Stage 2 above the national average.


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“Over the last few years schools have put an emphasis on reading and this has really paid off.”

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