Pupils at a primary school in Harborough celebrate a fantastic set of results

90 per cent of Year 6 children achieved the expected standard or above in maths (79 per cent national), 88 per cent in reading (65 per cent national) and 88 per cent in writing (78 per cent national).

By Red Williams
Friday, 17th April 2020, 2:04 pm
Youngsters atRidgeway Primary Academy on The Ridgeway have performed much better than the average in national tests.
Youngsters atRidgeway Primary Academy on The Ridgeway have performed much better than the average in national tests.

Pupils at a primary school in Market Harborough are celebrating a fantastic set of results.

Youngsters at Ridgeway Primary Academy on The Ridgeway have performed much better than the average in national tests.

90 per cent of Year 6 children achieved the expected standard or above in maths (79 per cent national), 88 per cent in reading (65 per cent national) and 88 per cent in writing (78 per cent national).

Angela Dewes, executive headteacher at the school, said: “We are delighted with the results and they are a testament to the hard work of the pupils and staff.”

Children in Year 2 also did very well in their end of key stage teacher assessments.

An impressive 83 per cent hit the expected standard in reading (75 per cent national), 75 per cent in writing (69 per cent national) and 78 per cent in maths (76 per cent national).

Ridgeway, a member of the Learn Academies Trust, still has places available for September 2020 entry.

If you would like to find out more please contact the school office on [email protected]

The Learn Academies Trust was founded in 2012 and has 10 member primary schools:

Blaby Stokes CE Primary School

Church Langton CE Primary School

Great Bowden CE Academy

Husbands Bosworth CE Primary School

Lubenham All Saints CE Primary School

Market Harborough CE Primary School

Meadowdale Primary School, Red Hill Field Primary School

Ridgeway Primary Academy

St Andrew’s CE Primary School, North Kilworth­