HC Deb 14 July 1997 vol 298 c35W
Ms Walley

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how many children in the constituency of Stoke on Trent, North reached the level expected for 11-year-olds in(a) literacy and (b) numeracy in each of the last five years. [7327]

Ms Estelle Morris

The percentage of pupils reaching level 4 and above—the level expected for 11-year-olds—in the 1995 and 1996 English and mathematics National Curriculum tests in the schools in Stoke on Trent, North for which data are available is shown in the table. The national curriculum tests for 11-year-olds were introduced only in 1995.

Per cent.
English Mathematics
1995 34 29
1996 48 44