Percentage of pupils in schools maintained by the Local Education Authority achieving Level 4 or above in the Key Stage 2 Mathematics test.
Performance in 2006-07
Our target was 83.00%.
We achieved 78.00%.
"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 the best 25%.
Performance is better than last year
Comments on our performance in 2006-07
Maths results are consistently strong across all key stages and over time. In 2006, in Wigan, 78% of pupils achieved level 4 and above, compared to 76% nationally.