Key Stage 2

St. Matthew Academy is thrilled to share our most recent End of Key Stage 2 assessment results with the local community. Following on from two years of results which have been in line with national attainment standards and above national progress standards in Reading, Writing and Maths, 2020 results show that the percentage of children achieving at least the Expected standard in Reading, Writing and Maths combined was higher than ever before. Despite the removal of national SATs tests this year, our pupils were still assessed in line with exam administration guidelines and the results went through a thorough and rigorous moderation process.

Pupils have worked exceptionally hard in difficult circumstances to achieve a fantastic set of result which also reflect the quality of teaching and learning across the subject areas where the [percentage of children achieving at least the Expected standard is comparable in each subject area. Overall, these results reflect the upward trend that St. Matthew Academy continues to be on.

  % of children at the Expected Standard and above % of children at the Greater depth standard
Reading 72% 33%
Writing 74% 21%
Maths 70% 19%
Combined 72% 15%

Percentage of children achieving at least the Expected standard

  2018 2019 2020
Reading 76% 64% 72%
Writing 68% 81% 74%
Maths 70% 70% 72%
Combined 68% 62% 72%

KS2 Results 2019

St Matthew Academy Primary Phase is delighted to share with our local community the noteworthy SATs results achieved by Year 6 pupils in the summer of 2019. The academy was thrilled to learn that progress in writing increased to 4.3 compared to -2.3 last academic year and progress in maths also increased to 2.6 compared 0.7 last academic year. Furthermore, 23% of pupils achieved greater depth in writing compared to 0% last academic year and 13% of pupils achieved greater depth in R/W/M compared to 0% last academic year.

Pupils have worked extremely hard in the lead up to the exams, with 62% of the cohort attaining the expected level or above in Reading, Writing and Maths Combined.

  Reading Writing Maths Combined
Average progress scores  0.2 4.3 2.6 N/A
Average ‘scaled’ scores 101 N/A 104 N/A
% of pupils achieving the expected standard or above 64% 81% 70% 62%
% of pupils achieving the high standard of attainment 23% 23% 19% 11%