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This page contains maps which use publicly available local authority and school level data of pupils who use English as an Additional Language (EAL) at Key Stage 2 showing:
The map below shows the proportion of pupils who use EAL who are reaching the expected standard in reading, writing and maths at KS2. The range is from 52% to 82% by local authority.
Below are maps built using school level data. The maps show the bottom 10% performing schools (bottom decile) and the top 10% performing schools (top decile). The heat maps show a general urban rural split, with higher attaining schools tending to be focused on London and other centres of population, while lower performing schools are more rural in characteristic – being more distributed across the country. There are particular pockets of lower attaining schools in West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and Greater Manchester.
The map below shows the progress of pupils who use EAL in reading, writing and maths between KS1 to KS2 (compared to the national average of pupils with similar KS1 attainment profiles) by local authority.
The maps below show the bottom 10% (bottom decile) of local authorities for progress for pupils who use EAL. There is no consistent geographic pattern across the three progress measures (reading, writing and maths). For reading, the lower progressing schools are located in North Lincolnshire, Merseyside and East Anglia. For writing, the pattern changes with less progress in writing in the West Midlands, East Midlands, Buckinghamshire, Windsor and Maidenhead, and Lewisham. For maths there are pockets of lower progress in Peterborough and Rutland, Dorset and Bath and Worcestershire.
Below are heat maps built using school level data. The maps show the bottom 10% performing schools (bottom decile).
Relative attainment is the attainment of pupils who use EAL divided by the average attainment for all groups at the school or local authority level. At KS2 the measure is the proportion of pupils achieving the expected standard in reading, writing and, maths. Below are heat maps built using school level data. The maps show the bottom 10% performing schools (bottom decile) and the top 10% performing schools (top decile).
Relative attainment heat maps for KS2, show that attainment for pupils who use EAL is relatively worse for schools in Merseyside, Manchester, Sandwell, Wolverhampton, Dudley, and West and South Yorkshire (Sheffield in particular). Meanwhile, EAL pupils have higher attainment relative to all pupils in London.