From the BBC:
Official data shows just over half (53%) of 11-year-olds made the grade in reading, writing and mathematics. […]
Department for Education statistics show:
- 66% of pupils met the standard in reading
- 70% in maths
- 72% in grammar, punctuation and spelling
- 74% in the teacher-assessed writing
The overall figure of 53% relates to the number of pupils who reached the expected standard in all three subjects.
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