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Bromley primary schools continue to beat national average

PUBLISHED: 14:46 13 December 2012

Bromley's primary schools have continued to improve their English and Maths grades over the past year, according to statistics released by the Department of Education today (Thursday).

Pupils achieving at least Level 4 in both subjects has raised to 83 per cent in 2012, beating the national average of 79 per cent.

The results show a borough-wide increase of four per cent from last year, with 41 schools across Bromley achieving, or beating, the national average.

Farnborough Primary School, in Farnborough Hill, Orpington, maintained their 100 per cent record and were matched this year by St James’ Roman Catholic Primary School, in Petts Wood, and St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, in Bromley.

School’s with big improvements on last year’s results included Pickhurst Junior School, in West Wickham, who rose from 75 per cent to 96 per cent.

Languishing at the bottom of the Bromley stats table is St Mary Cray Primary School, where just 53 per cent of pupils achieved the required grades in Maths and English.

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