St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School,
a Voluntary Academy Retford
Outcomes for Pupils 2019
Standards Summary 2019:
Foundation Stage
It is worth noting that this cohort has had 3 new children join in Y1 and several children join near the end of the FS2.
Key Stage 1 summary
ARE – Age Related Expectations and GDS – Greater Depth Standard
The combined score for Reading, Writing and maths was 54% below the national average of 63%
Maths
ARE 64% 53% of boys, 77% of girls
GDS 18% 13% of boys, 23% of girls
Reading
ARE 71% 60% of boys, 85% of girls
Above ARE 18% 13% of boys, 23% of girls
Writing
ARE 68% 53% of boys, 85% of girls
Above ARE 14% 0% of boys, 31% of girls
Phonics Screening
Key Stage 2 Summary
Attainment at the end of KS2 in writing, reading and maths are just below the NA. Attainment in GP&S is below the national average. Results across school have dipped this last year and the combined score of 57% is below the national average of 65%. Those achieving the higher standard 10% is inline with the national average of 11%. Scaled scores are just below the national average, with average progress shown across Reading, Writing and Maths.
Reading
ARE 70% 67% of boys, 75% of girls
GDS 30% 39% of boys, 17% of girls
Writing
ARE 70% 72% of boys, 67% of girls
GDS 17% 22% of boys, 8% of girls
Maths
ARE 77% 78% of boys, 75% of girls
GDS 17% 17% of boys, 0% of girls
GP&S
ARE 60% 67% of boys, 50% of girls
GDS 27% 28% of boys, 25% of girls
Outcomes for Pupils 2018
Foundation Stage
Early Years – Good Level of Development (GLD)
School 
71.4% 
National 
71.5% (2018) 
Year 1 phonics
School 
82% 
National 
80% (2018) 
End of Key Stage 1

School 
National 
Reading Expected Reading Greater Depth 
69% 14% 
75% 26% 
Writing Expected Writing Greater Depth 
66% 14% 
70% 16% 
Maths Expected Maths Greater Depth 
76% 14% 
76% 22% 
End of Key Stage 2

School 
National 
Reading Expected Reading High level of Attainment 
85% 31% 
75% 28% 
Writing Expected Writing High level of Attainment 
77% 15% 
78% 20% 
Maths Expected Maths High level of Attainment 
85% 35% 
76% 24% 
GP&S Expected GP&S High level of Attainment 
73% 39% 
78% 34% 
Combined Reading, Writing and Maths 
73% 
64% 
In 2018, any school will be above the floor if:
* at least 65% of pupils meet the expected standard in all three subjects (English reading, English writing and mathematics); (We are above the expected standard for 2018 with 73% attaining the expected standard in all three subjects compared to national 61%)
* the school achieves sufficient progress scores in all three subjects (We are above the floor standard here)
We achieved progress scores of 4 in Maths, 2.6 in Reading, and 1.5 in Writing, both Reading and Maths progress is significantly positive compared to similar schools, are in the main Writing is not significant.
Average scaled score in Reading was 106.6 above the NA 105 and in Maths the scaled scores was 106.9 above the NA 104.4
We are well above the floor standard for 2018 due to progress and attainment.
Outcomes for Pupils 2017
Foundation Stage
Early Years – Good Level of Development (GLD)
School 
70% 
National 
71% (2016) 
Year 1 phonics
School 
83% 
National 
81% (2016) 
End of Key Stage 1

School 
National 
Reading Expected Reading Greater Depth 
73% 17% 
76% 25% 
Writing Expected Writing Greater Depth 
63% 10% 
68% 16% 
Maths Expected Maths Greater Depth 
80% 20% 
75% 20% 
End of Key Stage 2

School 
National 
Reading Expected Reading High level of Attainment 
81% 23% 
71% 25% 
Writing Expected Writing High level of Attainment 
77% 12% 
76% 18% 
Maths Expected Maths High level of Attainment 
81% 23% 
75% 23% 
GP&S Expected GP&S High level of Attainment 
69% 19% 
77% 31% 
Combined Reading, Writing and Maths 
58% 
61% 
Average scaled scores for Reading were 105.1 compared to 104.1(National)
Average scaled scores for Maths were 103.8 compared to 104.2 (National)
Average scaled scores for Grammar were 104.1 compared to 106 (National)
Showing we are above the 100 mark and showing average progression in all subjects inline with 60% of schools nationally.
In 2017, any school will be above the floor if:
* at least 65% of pupils meet the expected standard in all three subjects (English reading, English writing and mathematics); (We are below the expected standard for 2017 with 58% attaining the expected standard in all three subjects compared to national 61%)
* the school achieves sufficient progress scores in all three subjects (We are above the floor standard here)
We achieved progress scores of 0.2 in Maths, 0 in Reading, and 1.2 in Writing which are in the main not significant, apart from Writing which shows a greater need to ensure further progress from KS1.
Therefore we are above the floor standard for 2017 due to progress.