KEY STAGE 2 RESULTS

NASUWT: North Yorkshire Federation
The Largest Teachers’ Union in North Yorkshire

Chris Head, North Yorkshire Federation Secretary for NASUWT, comments on KEY STAGE 2 RESULTS

Commenting on the publication of the Key Stage 2 National Curriculum Assessments, Chris , said:

“These results once again demonstrate considerable achievement and pupils and teachers should be congratulated on their hard work.

“These results give lie to the constant claims that education standards are falling and children are leaving primary school unable to read, write or add up.

“They are a testament to the skill and dedication of our primary teachers, who have worked hard to achieve these outstanding results against a backdrop of budget cuts, excessive workload and attacks on their working conditions and professionalism.

“The slight narrowing of the attainment gap and evidence of the progress being made by pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds is especially welcome, but schools and families need more support and resources if this progress is to be maintained and speeded up. Too many children are still being held back by the effects of poverty on their ability to learn and achieve.”

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