New primary school league table data for England will be published later by the Department for Education.
The tables are based on how 11-year-olds in each school performed in national curriculum tests – or Sats – taken at the end of primary school.
They provide a snapshot of how well each school is performing and tracks pupils’ progress.
The aim is to hold schools to account and to give parents a way of comparing schools in their areas.
This year was the fourth time children sat the government’s tougher tests, introduced in 2016.
- What’s in the school league tables?
Data published by the government in September showed 65% of pupils met the expected standard across all tests: reading, writing and mathematics – up from 64% last year.
The statistics also show the gap between girls and boys has widened, with girls continuing…
Source news bbc.com, click here to read the full news.