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Kingston primary schools on the rise in latest league tables

Kingston primary schools are performing better than the rest of the country with pass rates in reading, writing and maths continuing to rise.

According to the Department for Education’s annual performance tables published this week, the borough saw a steady increase in the percentage of pupils achieving level four or above in the key subjects, rising to 85 per cent in 2015 from 80 per cent in 2012. This is five per cent higher than the national average.

St Luke’s Primary School, in Acre Road, Kingston, took the crown for highest average point score in the borough – calculated by dividing the number of pupils at the school by the number of points achieved in each subject – with 31.8, three points higher than the national average of 28.8.

Knollmead Primary School, in Knollmead, Surbiton, achieved the lowest point score in Kingston with 27.5 and Green Lane Primary School, in Green Lane, Worcester Park, the lowest percentage of children achieving level 4 or above with 66 per cent.


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