Brent beats the national average for primary school performance

3 January 2017

 

Primary school performance in Brent is above the national average.

Key Stage 2 results published nationally this month show that the proportion of pupils in Brent achieving the expected standards of reading, writing and mathematics is 55 per cent, compared to the national average of 53 per cent.

When drilled down to how disadvantaged pupils are performing in Brent, the margin above the national average is even higher with 48 per cent achieving the expected standard in Brent compared to just 39 per cent nationally.

Deputy Leader of the Council, Cllr Margaret McLennan, said:

"I am delighted that Brent's primary school results are above the national average. This is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the borough's schools and their teachers.

"We are committed to every single child in Brent receiving a great education at a good local school and I am pleased to see such encouraging result

"However, the hard work does not stop here. We are continually seeking to sustain and improve on these positive figures."