League tables for primary school’s have been published today (Wednesday) but who has made top of the class?
Of those where data was available in the Skegness, Alford and Spilsby areas, The St Margaret’s Church of England Primary at Withern came out on top alongside Toynton All Saints Primary.
Both saw 100 per cent of year six pupils achieve level four or above in reading, writing and maths.
The national average was 79 per cent. The Government has increased the target from 60 per cent to 65 per cent for 2014.
The results are taken from the the SATS tests sat by pupils before they leave primary school.
At the other end of the table is Skegness Seathorne Primary School with just 38 per cent.
Head teacher Mandy Cherry said she expected this figure to rise considerably next time round following a ‘difficult’ period and a lot of changes.
She said: “Standards are rising rapidly.
“We are well and truly on the upward trajectory, proof of that is in the number of pupils going to grammar school this year.”
Mrs Cherry praised the staff - many of them new - for the progress which had been made, describing them as ‘very dynamic’.
She said the figure had also been affected by the school requesting the writing aspect of the assessment be moderated this time around after concerns over the previous results.
The Standard also attempted to contact St Margaret’s and Toynton All Saints - but no-one was available for comment at this time.
Here are the results for other schools in our area:
l Friskney All Saints Church of England Primary School: 92 per cent
l Partney Church of England Primary School: 88 per cent
l Huttoft Primary School: 86 per cent
l Alford Primary School: 82 per cent
l Chapel St Leonards Primary School: 82 per cent
l The Richmond School, Skegness: 82 per cent
l St Helena’s Church of England Primary School, Willoughby: 77 per cent
l Halton Holegate Church of England Primary School: 75 per cent
l Ingoldmells Academy: 75 per cent
l Spilsby Primary School: 74 per cent
l Skegness Junior Academy: 72 per cent
l The St Peter and St Paul CofE Primary School: 70 per cent
l The Wainfleet Magdalen Church of England/Methodist School: 66 per cent
l Great Steeping Primary School: 58 per cent
No data was available for Hogsthorpe Primary School.