Children at a Wirral school will need to resit crucial exams as testing chiefs investigate claims they were not run properly. Dozens of children are thought to be affected, with the problem reportedly going back at least two years. One parent told the ECHO they included children who sat their Key Stage 2 test at Well Lane Primary School in Tranmere, some of whom are now in year eight of secondary school, are having to resit the tests. It's not known exactly how many children have been affected but according to one parent children have been told they have no choice but to resit. The parent, who did not want to be named, told the ECHO: "My daughter did them two years ago and she’s in year eight and she’s having to resit. “My child is a high achiever and she’s still having to resit. About 80% of all results were affected, they were told. There have been kids failing and no-one could see why.” The parent also claimed parents had only been emailed to tell them … [Read more...] about Wirral kids forced to resit Key Stage 2 tests after results voided
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Tables showing how well Sunderland's primary schools are performing following this year’s Key Stage 2 national curriculum tests - commonly known as SATs - have been published. According to the Department for Education (DfE), 68% of pupils on Wearside are meeting the national standard - higher than the national average of 64%.The tables show that St Joseph's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School, in Rutland Street, Sunderland, fared best with 97% of its pupils meeting the expected standard when it comes to reading, writing and maths.Click here to see how Sunderland's primary schools performed.School Standards Minister Nick Gibb praised Bexhill Academy for how it has helped disadvantaged pupils learn the basics in primary school.Data shows disadvantaged pupils at Bexhill, in Bexhill Road, Sunderland, achieved better than average progress following this year’s Key Stage 2 national curriculum tests.Mr Gibb said: "We are determined that all children, regardless of their … [Read more...] about Sunderland Primary Schools Key Stage 2 Performance Tables 2018: How does your child’s school rank?
The percentage of pupils hitting expected standards at key stage 2 in Norfolk has increased, but the county is still below the national average. Pic: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire Archant The percentage of 11-year-olds in Norfolk hitting expected standards in reading, writing and mathematics has increased - but the county is still lagging below the national average. Norfolk saw 59pc of year six pupils in the 432 primary schools and academies reaching the targets at the end of key stage 2 in 2017/18, up on the 57pc figure for the previous academic year.However, despite the percentage increase, like last year, Norfolk was still below the national average of 64pc.And the county did not fare as well as the neighbours in Suffolk, where 61pc of pupils reached the expected standard, up from 57pc last year.Two Norfolk schools saw every pupil meet the expected standard in reading, writing and maths - Garboldisham Church Primary School and Little Melton Primary School.While 10pc of pupils in all … [Read more...] about How did your primary school perform in key stage two SATS?
Scott Carson says Derby County are entering a key stage of the season. The Rams have eight matches between now and the turn of the year starting against Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough today. They have other away fixtures at Stoke City, Wigan Athletic, Sheffield United and Norwich City. The home games are against Swasnea City, Nottingham Forest and Bristol City. Carson, who had a nine-game loan spell with Sheffield Wednesday in 2006, told RamsTV: "This is a massive part of the season. Read More Sheffield Wednesday v Derby County "This is where you need to get a lot of consistency and get a good run going. "We know what is expected now and we need to perform week in, week out. This is where the league starts settling down and takes shape. "We need to just keep picking up the points and go on a good run and see where we are." Derby's unbeaten run of six league games came to an end in their last match when they lost 3-0 at home to Aston Villa. poll loading Will Derby County get … [Read more...] about Carson believes Derby are entering a key stage of the season
Seven summit finishes and three individual time trials, for defending champion Chris Froome the 2019 Giro d'Italia offers a "balanced" but testing challenge for riders. Britain's Froome is in doubt to compete in next year's race which includes a record 46,500 metres in climbs -- 2,000 more than in 2018 when the Team Sky rider staged his epic comeback on the dirt roads of the Colle delle Finestre in the Italian Alps. Here, AFP Sports looks at five potentially key stages that could decide the pink jersey winner of the 102nd edition. May 10 - Stage 9: Riccione - San Marino (34.7km time-trial) A hilly time-trial from the Adriatic coastal town of Riccione to the Republic of San Marino will test the climbers before the first rest day. The route is winding and undulating for the first 22km up to the border of San Marino, which is the only stage outside of Italy, before running uphill all the way to Fiorentino. The climb is particularly suited to rouleurs-climbers. May 24, Stage 13: Pinerolo - … [Read more...] about Key stages on the 2019 Giro d’Italia