Ofsted and Performance

We were inspected in November 2019. Inspection details can be seen on the Ofsted website

Below is a summary of assessment results for 2021-22:

EYFS

Achievement in the EYFS is measured through the Early Learning Goals (ELGs) and pupils who have met the ELG in the prime areas of learning (personal, social and emotional development; physical development and communication and language) as well as the specific areas of literacy and mathmatics are judged to have attained a good level of development (GLD).  

The chart below shows the proportion of Reception puils who achieved GLD at Highfields, together with the local and national comparison.

Highfields 2022 National 2022 Cheshire East 2022
72% 65% 66%
  School National Cheshire East
Word Reading 94% 75% 76%
Writing 81% 70% 72%
Number 78% 78% 79%

 

Year 1 Phonics

At the end of year 1, pupils take the phonics screening check which measures a child's ability to recognise the sounds taught through phonic schemes. 

The chart below shows the proportion of Reception puils who achieved GLD at Highfields, together with the local and national comparison.

Highfields 2022 National 2022 Cheshire East 2022
87% 75% 79%

Year 2 Phonics

Pupils who do not meet the pass mark in the phonics screening check at the end of year 1 are expected to retake the check in year 2. For Highfields, this applied to 3 pupils last year meaning that 1 pupil represent 33.3%

Highfields 2022 National 2022 Cheshire East 2022
33% 87% ? (data not released yet)

KS1 Attainment

Children in year 2 are assessed in Reading, Writing and Maths. Those children who meet all the criteria are deemed to be working at the national standard. Further to this, a proprtion of children are deemed to be working above the national standard. A proportion of school have their standards moderated by the Local Authority at both KS1 and for writing in KS2. In 2022 Alsager Highfields KS1 were not selected for moderation, however judgements were moderated by the headteacher, who was part of the Local Authority Moderating Team for KS1 in 2022.

  Highfields 2022 National 2022 Cheshire East 2022
% expected standard reading 68% 67% 69%
% higher standard reading 11% 18% (unvalidated) no data
% expected standard writing 54% 58% 59%
% higher standard writing  - 8% (unvalidated) no data
% standard maths 64% 68% 70%
% standard maths 22% 15% (unvalidated) no data
Combined expected standard R/W/M 56% no data no data

KS2 Attainment

Children in year 6 take externally marked tests in Reading, Maths and Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling (GPS). Those children who meet all the criteria are deemed to be working at the national standard. Further to this, a proprtion of children are deemed to be working above the national standard.They are also teacher assessed in Writing. In 2022 our writing was selected to be externally moderated by Cheshire East Local Authority. All of our judgements with regards to writing were deemed to be accurate.  Those children.

  Highfields 2022 National 2022 Cheshire East 2022
% expected standard reading 63% 74% 77%
% higher standard reading 22% 28% no data
% expected standard writing 69% 69% 71%
% higher standard writing  8% 13% no data
%  expected standard maths 69% 71% 74%
% higher standard maths 22% 22% no data
% expected standard grammar 61% 72% 75%
Combined expected standard R/W/M 57% 59% 60%

Progress and attainment charts

Reading, writing and mathematics - 2022

 

    KS2 Progress KS2 Attainment KS1 Attainment Phonics Attainment
Reading 2022

In line with national
(49 pupils)

In line with national
(49 pupils)

In line with national
(28 pupils)

In line with national
(23 pupils)

Writing 2022

In line with national
(49 pupils)

In line with national
(49 pupils)

In line with national
(28 pupils)

N/A

Mathematics 2022

In line with national
(49 pupils)

In line with national
(49 pupils)

In line with national
(28 pupils)

N/A

Please click the link below for further information.

https://www.find-school-performance-data.service.gov.uk/school/148136/alsager-highfields-community-primary-school

 

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