Percentage of pupils in schools maintained by the Local Education Authority achieving Level 4 or above in the Key Stage 2 English test.
Performance in 2006-07
Our target was 81.00%.
We achieved 79.00%.
"Bigger is better" so we are within target range.
When we compare our 2006-07 results with the latest results (2005-06) for other metropolitan councils, we are in the mid range.
Performance was the same as last year
Comments on our performance in 2006-07
English results in Wigan equalled national levels with 79% of pupils achieving level 4 or above. Wigan CYPS is using additional funding from LAA to support an innovative programme to improve boys achievement in English and especially writing.