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Achievements

 

In 2015 St Mary's was the highest achieving school in Thornbury and had the highest percentage of top level marks in South Gloucestershire.

In 2016 St Mary's was one of only 3 South Gloucestershire schools to be rated in the top 500 hundred primary schools in England (Times newspaper) and once again the highest achieving school in Thornbury.

Please find below our most recent Ofsted reports and relevant information from the Department for Education Performance Tables.

OfSTED Inspection Report 2014

Church School Inspection Report 2017

Overall School Performance

 

Pupil achievement in Reception and at both key stages is near enough consistently above the national and county average and in a number of instances significantly above the national average in the period from 2012 to 2019. On a number of occasions St Mary’s has been the highest achieving school in Thornbury and in 2015 was recognised as having the highest percentage of Level 5+ than any other school in South Gloucestershire. (90 schools approx). In 2016 we were rated in the top 500 schools in England.

 

 

Key Stage 2 Results Summary 2018 - 2019

 

 

KS2 SATs Results

Expected Standard

 

School

(Test) 2016

 

School

(Test) 2017

 

School

(Test) 2018

 

National

(Test) 2019

 

School

(Test) 2019

Combined reading, writing and maths

59%

 

73%

66%

65%

68%

Reading

 

88%

 

91%

81%

73%

77%

 

Grammar, punctuation & spelling

85%

 

94%

84%

78%

84%

Maths

71%

85%

69%

79%

84%

 

School (TA)

2016

School (TA)

2017

School (TA)

2018

National (TA) 2019

 

School (TA) 2019

Writing

65%

82%

84%

78%

77%

 

 

KS2 SATs Results

Greater Depth

 

School

(Test) 2016

Scaled 110+

 

School

(Test) 2017

Scaled 110+

 

School

(Test) 2018

Scaled 110+

 

School (Test) 2019 110+

Combined reading, writing and maths

9%

12%

9%

19%

Reading

38%

39%

38%

48%

Grammar, punctuation & spelling

32%

55%

31%

42%

Maths

29%

36%

31%

35%

 

School (TA)

2016

School (TA)

2017

School (TA)

2018

School (TA) 2019

Writing

12%

12%

22%

28%

 

 

 

KS2 SATs Results

Average Scaled score

 

National 2019

 

33

pupils Cohort

2017

 

32

pupils

Cohort 2018

 

31

pupils

Cohort

2019

Reading

 

104

109

107

107

Grammar, punctuation & spelling

106

111

107

107

Maths

 

105

107

105

106

 

 

 

KS2 Progress measures

 

Confidence intervals

 

31 pupils Cohort

2019

Reading

 

 

-1.3

Writing

 

-2.8

Maths

 

-1.5

 

Data explained:

Pupils are 'meeting the expected standard' if they achieve a 'scaled score' of 100 or more in their reading and maths tests, and their teacher assesses them as 'working at the expected standard' or better in writing..

Average score in reading

This score is known as the reading 'scaled score'. The score is an average for pupils in the school. The expected standard is a score of 100 or more. The higher standard is 110 or more (Greater Depth: GD).

Average score in maths

This score is known as the maths 'scaled score'. The score is an average for pupils in the school. The expected standard is a score of 100 or more. The higher standard is 110 or more.

Percentage of pupils achieving the higher standard

Pupils are 'achieving at a higher standard' if they achieve a 'scaled score' of 110 or more in their reading and maths tests, and their teacher assesses them as 'working at a greater depth (GD) within the expected standard' in writing. This standard was set for the first time in 2016 by the Department for Education to provide information about pupils across England achieving in the top 5%.

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