Percentage of 14 year old pupils in schools maintained by the local education authority achieving Level 5 or above in the Key Stage 3 test in Science.
Performance in 2006-07
Our target was 77.00.
We achieved 73.00.
"Bigger is better" so we are worse than target.
When we compare our 2006-07 results with the latest results (2005-06) for other metropolitan councils, we are in best 25%.
Performance is better than last year.
Comments on Performance 2006-07
Wigan was slightly above the national average with 73% of pupils achieving level 5 and above compared to 72% nationally.