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Preston Hedges is a high attaining school

We set ambitious targets against the top quintile (20%) of schools nationally to ensure that we always have the highest aspirations for our pupils.

We are very proud to say that outcomes for our children across Key Stage One and Two were above national measures in all areas, as they have been consistently for a number of years.

The tables below detail our outcomes in all national assessment results:

Reception Outcomes 2023:

The level of Good Development, the key indicator for Year R . The table below shows the % of children at PH achieving GLD (A good level of development)

All Boys Girls
PH 2023 84% 88% 78%
National 2022 65% 59% 72%

Phonics Outcomes:

97% of our children passed the phonics screening in 2023.

Year 2 Outcomes 2023:

Expected Greater Depth
% National 2022  % School 2023  % National 2022 % School 2023
Reading 67% 88% 18% 33%
Writing 58% 88% 15% 30%
Maths 68% 88% 8% 33%

Year 4 Multiplication Check Outcomes:

In Year 4, pupils across the UK take a multiplication test. The table below details the proportions of pupils nationally who gained full marks on the test, and the proportion of pupils in our school who gained full marks on the test:

% National 2022 27%
% School 2023 68%

Year 6 Outcomes:

We have sustained high outcomes – which have been consistently above national outcomes – in Year 6 for many years, which demonstrates the success, strength and rigour of our school curriculum:

% At expected Reading Writing Maths SPAG Combined
National 2023 73% 71% 73% 72% 59%
School 2023 80% 90% 97% 88% 75%
% Achieving HS Reading Writing Maths SPAG Combined
National 2022 29% 13% 24% 30% 7%
School 2023 35% 40% 28% 55% 17%

DFE School Performance Tables:

Please click on the link below to access the DfE performance tables



Our bespoke curriculum nurtures aspiration, imagination, moral guidance, fun and creativity. Alongside academic achievement, this gives every child at Preston Hedges School the opportunity to fulfil their own unique potential.


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