The best performing school in Kirklees saw nearly all its Year 6 pupils reaching the expected level in this year’s SATs.
At Hopton Primary School in Mirfield 95% of pupils reached the expected standard in reading, writing and maths this year.
As well as this, 16% of pupils reached a high standard in reading and maths and were working at greater depth in writing.
Overall, 53% of pupils in Kirklees reached the new expected standard in reading, writing and maths, and 5% reached a high standard in reading, writing and mathematics.
Due to the changes in the curriculum, figures for 2016 are not comparable to those for earlier years. According to the Government, the expectations for pupils at the end of key stage 2 have been raised.
Girls outperform boys at the expected standard in reading, grammar, punctuation and spelling and writing. There is no difference in attainment in mathematics at the expected standard.
The top 10 in the local area:
Hopton Primary School
Cragg Vale Junior and Infant Schooll
Slaithwaite Church of England Junior and Infant
Crowlees Junior and Infant School
The Greetland Academy
Holmfirth Junior Infant and Nursery School