This was repeated at Key Stage 3 where in 2011-12 a third of pupils reached the expected level in English (nearly two fifths in 2011) and two fifths in maths and science (both similar to the previous year).
What does KS3 stand for?
KS3 stands for Key Stage 3 (third stage of the English education system, for students aged 11 to 14)
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However, the performance of Key Stage 3 pupils (eleven to 14) is good and has improved.
However, there are no figures published for Key Stage 3 (Ages 11-15).
Results of Key Stage 3 tests, taken by 14-year-olds are expected to follow a week later.
It is not clear when 14-year-olds will get results from Key Stage 3 tests in English, Maths and Science.
At Key Stage 3, your child needs to have knowledge of a range of mathematical concepts, including: Fractions, percentages and algebraic equations; Measuring angles and calculating area; Probability, calculating mean, range and frequency and interpreting a wide range of graphs.
of pupils achieving level five or above in Key Stage 3 in English, maths and science: Per cent of pupils reaching level five or above in English, maths and science.
At Key Stage 3 there were also improvements on 2004 as English test grades in the city rose by 6 per cent to 69 per cent, well above the average increase nationally of 3 per cent.