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Education: Standards

Question for Department for Education

UIN 186010, tabled on 22 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what comparative assessment he has made of the level of achievement at the end of compulsory education in (a) Portsmouth South constituency and (b) the rest of England.

Answered on

27 April 2021

The Department has published a wide range of data on the attainment of pupils at the end of Key Stage 4 at both national and local level on 26 November 2020. More information can be found here:

The latest published data shows that in the Portsmouth South constituency, the average attainment 8 score was 47.5 compared with an average attainment 8 score of 50.2 across all state funded schools in England.

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