Students Rank High at Blessed Mother Teresa's
Blessed Mother Teresa’s Catholic Primary School has achieved a top 250 ranking in national Government statistics came 7th in Staffordshire for academic progress. Figures from the Department for Education (DfE) show that students at Blessed Mother Teresa’s Catholic Primary School attained results ‘Well above the national average’ in Reading, Writing and Maths.
The academic achievements saw the school rank 250th in the United Kingdom.
Eighty-nine percent of students achieved the Expected Standard in Reading Writing and Maths, eclipsing the national average of 53%, while 16% attained the Higher Standard, comfortably surpassing the 5% national average.
Blessed Mother Teresa’s received even more good news when they discovered they had also entered the Top 10 Staffordshire schools for overall academic progress made by pupils during their time at the school.
The school’s students exceeded the government’s Floor Standard, which measures the proportion of children in any school achieving a government determined target for SATs or GCSEs. Their progress in Writing measured at 4 compared to the national Floor Standard of -7, while gradings of 6 and 7.2 in Reading and Maths both surpassed the national Floor Standard of -5.
School Headteacher, Catherine Horton, said she was “delighted” for the pupils and congratulated them on their accomplishments.
“It is a wonderful achievement for our students and we are so proud of them. These figures are a testament to their hard work and also the teachers and school staff who support their learning.”
Blessed Mother Teresa’s celebrated their golden anniversary in July 2016 and Mrs Horton commented that the recent results were a “wonderful way” to begin a new chapter at the school.
Photo: (left to right) Jake Appleton (10), Rubi Williams (7), Ethan Pearce (7) and Y6 Class Teacher and Maths Leader, Helen Stubbs