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East Riding primary schools post record results

East Riding primary schools have built upon previous success by increasing the proportion of pupils achieving the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics. The primary school performance tables just announced show 61 per cent of pupils achieved the expected standard in all three subjects, an increase from 53 per cent in 2016 when the new, more challenging, assessments for 11-year-olds were introduced.

Within the Yorkshire and Humber region these results place East Riding schools joint second and above the regional average of 58 per cent. Looking at individual schools, the figure for Beverley’s Keldmarsh Primary School was 81 per cent, Beverley Minster Primary School 76 per cent; Molescroft Primary 72 per cent, St John of Beverley Primary 70 per cent, Swinemoor Primary 69 per cent, Beverley St Nicholas 62 per cent and St Mary’s Primary 56 per cent.

Of village schools, Walkington primary recorded a figure of 84 per cent, Brandesburton 80 per cent, Cherry Burton 79 per cent, Tickton Primary 74 per cent, Lockington 71 per cent, Leconfield 67 per cent, Leven 65 per cent, Dunswell 62 per cent and Woodmansey Church of England Primary 50 per cent.