Children & Young People

Leeds - Children and Young People - Attainment

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Leeds - Children and Young People - Attainment - Leeds

Leeds

Educational Attainment and Attendance

56%

achieving expected standard
Key Stage 2
(2016-2017)

Source: Leeds City Council
39.3%

with strong pass in Maths and English GCSE
 (2016-2017)

Source: Leeds City Council
94.3%

average attendance
secondary school
(2016-2017)

Source: Leeds City Council
This report shows the figures for children and young people who attend school in Leeds.
For information about individual school performance, use the government's School performance service
#color:0x0167BB EYFSP Good level of development (percentage) 2016-2017 Leeds: 64.8% #color:0x827676 EYFSP Good level of development (percentage) 2016-2017 England: 70.7% Early Years Foundation Stage Profile good level of development
Children achieving a good level of development in the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile (EYFSP) are those achieving at least the expected level within the following areas of learning: communication and language; physical development; personal, social and emotional development; literacy; and mathematics.
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#color:0x0167BB KS2 Percentage achieving expected standard 2016-2017 Leeds: 56% #color:0x827676 KS2 Percentage achieving expected standard 2016-2017 England: 61% Key Stage 2 - pupils meeting expected standard
Pupils are meeting the expected standard at Key Stage 2 if they achieve a scaled score of 100 or more in their reading and maths tests, and their teacher assesses them as 'working at the expected standard' or better in writing.
For a more detailed explanation, see Scaled scores at key stage 2, Key stage 2 teacher assessment and Primary school accountability
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Key Stage 4 - pupils achieving a strong pass in English and Maths GCSEs
This tells you the percentage of pupils who achieved grade 5 or above (a strong pass) in the 2017 reformed English and maths GCSEs. Reformed GCSEs are graded 1 (low) to 9 (high). Grade 5 in the new grading is a similar level of achievement to a high grade C or low grade B in the old grading.
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#color:0x0167BB KS4 Average Attainment 8 score 2016-2017 Leeds: 45.1% #color:0x827676 KS4 Average Attainment 8 score 2016-2017 England: 44.6% Key Stage 4 - average attainment 8 score
Attainment 8 score measures how well pupils have performed in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, maths, 3 English Baccalaureate qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications.
#color:0x0167BB Secondary attendance (percentage) 2016-2017 Leeds: 94.3% #color:0x827676 Secondary attendance (percentage) 2016-2017 England: 94.6% Secondary school attendance
Attendance and absence figures 2016-2017LeedsEngland
Primary attendance96.0%96.0%
Secondary attendance94.3%94.6%
Primary persistent absence8.4%8.3%
Secondary persistent absence15.0%13.5%
Source: DfE and Leeds City Council
The attendance figure shows the proportion of sessions attended.
Pupils are classified as persistently absent if they miss 10% or more of possible sessions.
For more information, see Absence statistics guide
#color:0x418CF0 Leeds Jan 2018: 6.7 #color:0x418CF0 Leeds Dec 2017: 7.3 #color:0x418CF0 Leeds Nov 2017: 7.9 #color:0x418CF0 Leeds Oct 2017: 9.1 #color:0x418CF0 Leeds Jan 2018: 6.7 #color:0x418CF0 Leeds Dec 2017: 7.3 #color:0x418CF0 Leeds Nov 2017: 7.9 #color:0x418CF0 Leeds Oct 2017: 9.1 Leeds using NEET (percentage)
The NEET figure shows the proportion of year 12 and 13 young people  who are not in education, employment or training, or whose current activity is unknown.

Child Poverty

The Children in Low-Income Families Local Measure is the proportion of children living in families either:
in receipt of out-of-work benefits or
in receipt of tax credits with a reported income which is less than 60 per cent of national median income.
In Leeds there are 29,660 children under 16 living in low income families. This is 20.3% of children in Leeds (2016).
Numbers are rounded to the nearest 5.

#color:0x0167BB % Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Leeds: 20.3% #color:0x827676 % Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 England: 17% chart image
#color:0x0167BB % Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Nottingham: 29.5% #color:0x0167BB % Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Birmingham: 27.6% #color:0x0167BB % Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Manchester: 27.1% #color:0x0167BB % Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Liverpool: 26.3% #color:0x0167BB % Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Newcastle upon Tyne: 24.7% #color:0x0167BB % Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Bradford: 23.2% #color:0x0167BB % Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Sheffield: 23.2% #color:0xFFD700 % Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Leeds: 20.3% #color:0x0167BB % Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Bristol, City of: 19.7% #color:0x0167BB % Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Calderdale: 19.6% #color:0x0167BB % Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Wakefield: 19.2% #color:0x0167BB % Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Kirklees: 18% chart image
#color:0x0167BB Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Birmingham: 70875% #color:0xFFD700 Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Leeds: 29660% #color:0x0167BB Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Manchester: 29510% #color:0x0167BB Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Bradford: 29390% #color:0x0167BB Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Sheffield: 23095% #color:0x0167BB Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Liverpool: 21515% #color:0x0167BB Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Nottingham: 17555% #color:0x0167BB Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Bristol, City of: 16440% #color:0x0167BB Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Kirklees: 15600% #color:0x0167BB Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Wakefield: 12075% #color:0x0167BB Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Newcastle upon Tyne: 11835% #color:0x0167BB Children under 16 - Low Income Families 2016 Calderdale: 7985% chart image
Leeds figures for last 5 years
Leeds figures for last 5 years
20122013201420152016
Number of children under 16 living in low income families29,80529,81032,80528,15029,660
% children under 16 living in low income families21.621.323.119.620.3
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