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End of foundation phase outcomes and National Curriculum teacher assessment of core subjects at Key Stages 2 and 3

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  • Release date: 28 August 2014
  • Period covered: 2014
An annual report looking at pupil achievements in English, Welsh, Mathematics and Science, including information by gender and level of achievement.

Revision note

Some local authority figures in Tables 3, 6 and 9 have been revised due to an issue identified in the treatment of pupils new to the English and Welsh education system in the data processing stage.

Key points

Foundation Phase Outcomes

  • About 4 in 5 (85.2 per cent) pupils at the end of Foundation Phase achieved the expected outcome in all mandatory areas of learning.

Key Stage 2

  • Results are higher for all subjects when compared to 2013, and higher by at least 15 percentage points for each subject than they were in 1999.

Key Stage 3

  • Results are higher in all subjects when compared to 2013, and higher by at least 19 percentage points for each subject than they were in 1999.

Gender differences

  • Girls outperform boys in each area of learning/subject in each Foundation Phase/Key Stage.

A further breakdown of all the data shown in this release by local authority, attainment level and by gender will be available on StatsWales.

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