A school in Stanmore is amongst the top three per cent in the country for Key Stage 2 results according to the Department for Education.
Aylward Primary School, in Pangbourne Drive, achieved some of the best results for reading, writing and mathematics in last year’s SATs results, making them among the top few schools in England achieving this.
Results published in December showed the progress scores made by students across these subjects from KS1 to 2, making them one of the best schools in Harrow
Headteacher Mr Westall said he is “thrilled” with the positive attitude students are showing.
He said: “We are thrilled with the progress children are making at Aylward Primary School. It is a reflection of our children’s positive attitude towards their learning, as well as the support provided by our very committed teaching staff.”
The Secretary of State for Education, Damian Hinds wrote to the school to congratulate them on their success.
It read: “We would like to congratulate you, your staff, and your pupils on the very high level of progress that pupils in your school demonstrated in the reading, writing and mathematics KS2 assessments last year.
“Your school’s results, as published on December 13, show progress scores of 4.3, 3.3 and 5.9 in English reading, writing and maths respectively. This means that in terms of the progress your pupils make between KS1 and the end of KS2, your school is amongst the top three per cent of schools in England.
“thank you for producing such high standards through your hard work and professionalism, and congratulations again to you and your staff for all you have achieved.”