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Achievement of Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) Levels

Published: 13 Dec 2016
Part of:
Education, Statistics
ISBN:
9781786526915

This contains the results of the Achievement of Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) Levels data collection.

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Contents
Achievement of Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) Levels
Chapter 9: Achievement of CfE levels by Local Authority

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Chapter 9: Achievement of CfE levels by Local Authority

As this information is new and currently 'experimental', comparisons across local authorities should not be made without full knowledge of the factors affecting their approach to assessment. Below we summarise the magnitude of the variation currently being reported:

  • The percentage of P1 pupils achieving Early Level varies by local authority:
    • Reading: From 94 per cent to 65 per cent (a 29 percentage point difference)
    • Writing: From 93 per cent to 64 per cent (a 29 percentage point difference)
    • Listening & Talking: From 95 per cent to 71 per cent (a 24 percentage point difference)
    • Numeracy: From 96 per cent to 68 per cent (a 29 percentage point difference)
  • The percentage of P4 pupils achieving 1st level varies by local authority:
    • Reading: From 93 per cent to 60 per cent (a 33 percentage point difference)
    • Writing: From 91 per cent to 52 per cent (a 40 percentage point difference)
    • Listening & Talking: From 95 per cent to 64 per cent (a 31 percentage point difference)
    • Numeracy: From 93 per cent to 57 per cent (a 36 percentage point difference)
  • The percentage of P7 pupils achieving 2nd level varies by local authority:
    • Reading: From 87 per cent to 57 per cent (a 31 percentage point difference)
    • Writing: From 85 per cent to 49 per cent (a 36 percentage point difference)
    • Listening & Talking: From 89 per cent to 60 per cent (a 29 percentage point difference)
    • Numeracy: From 87 per cent to 49 per cent (a 37 percentage point difference)
  • The percentage of S3 pupils achieving Third Level or better varies by local authority:
    • Reading: From 98 per cent to 70 per cent (a 28 percentage point difference)
    • Writing: From 98 per cent to 67 per cent (a 31 percentage point difference)
    • Listening & Talking: From 99 per cent to 69 per cent (a 30 percentage point difference)
    • Numeracy: From 97 per cent to 58 per cent (a 39 percentage point difference)

Table 9.1: Percentage of pupils achieving expected levels in reading by stage and local authority

Local Authority P1 P4 P7 S3 S3
Early Level First Level Second Level Third Level or better Fourth Level
Aberdeen City 65% 60% 57% 71% 24%
Aberdeenshire 80% 71% 64% 86% 46%
Angus 84% 83% 84% 98% 51%
Argyll & Bute 82% 72% 75% 89% 32%
Clackmannanshire 77% 66% 68% 71% 29%
Dumfries & Galloway 75% 73% 67% 80% 34%
Dundee City 78% 71% 61% 88% 52%
East Ayrshire 78% 69% 59% 78% 23%
East Dunbartonshire 88% 81% 83% 98% 66%
East Lothian 73% 69% 60% 84% 34%
East Renfrewshire 91% 89% 86% 94% 70%
Edinburgh City 82% 76% 76% 86% 37%
Na h-Eileanan Siar 84% 73% 80% 70% 19%
Falkirk 81% 78% 73% 90% 59%
Fife 94% 89% 85% 79% 15%
Glasgow City 77% 74% 73% 91% 41%
Highland 73% 67% 68% 86% 32%
Inverclyde 79% 65% 69% 78% 33%
Midlothian 76% 72% 64% 75% 18%
Moray 72% 66% 60% 89% 51%
North Ayrshire 80% 72% 70% 76% 34%
North Lanarkshire 80% 73% 70% 90% 45%
Orkney Islands 75% 71% 65% 82% 4%
Perth & Kinross 91% 93% 87% 77% 22%
Renfrewshire 84% 74% 75% 80% 33%
Scottish Borders 86% 81% 79% 97% 69%
Shetland Islands 77% 77% 68% 96% 52%
South Ayrshire 87% 82% 82% 92% 16%
South Lanarkshire 80% 75% 72% 89% 49%
Stirling 84% 79% 75% 92% 36%
West Dunbartonshire 79% 71% 64% 82% 46%
West Lothian 80% 74% 70% 91% 55%
Scotland 81% 75% 72% 86% 39%

Table 9.2: Percentage of pupils achieving expected levels in writing by stage and local authority

Local Authority P1 P4 P7 S3 S3
Early Level First Level Second Level Third Level or better Fourth Level
Aberdeen City 64% 52% 49% 67% 20%
Aberdeenshire 79% 67% 55% 86% 45%
Angus 83% 79% 81% 98% 49%
Argyll & Bute 80% 64% 70% 88% 34%
Clackmannanshire 73% 59% 58% 69% 31%
Dumfries & Galloway 75% 64% 57% 78% 31%
Dundee City 70% 62% 51% 87% 53%
East Ayrshire 73% 64% 54% 72% 20%
East Dunbartonshire 86% 76% 75% 98% 67%
East Lothian 64% 63% 52% 81% 33%
East Renfrewshire 89% 87% 81% 92% 63%
Edinburgh City 80% 72% 69% 85% 35%
Na h-Eileanan Siar 82% 69% 74% 68% 16%
Falkirk 79% 69% 66% 89% 57%
Fife 93% 86% 78% 77% 14%
Glasgow City 75% 68% 66% 89% 40%
Highland 68% 58% 60% 83% 31%
Inverclyde 76% 56% 58% 76% 30%
Midlothian 74% 64% 54% 71% 20%
Moray 66% 61% 53% 88% 46%
North Ayrshire 80% 62% 64% 74% 33%
North Lanarkshire 79% 69% 65% 90% 42%
Orkney Islands 69% 60% 58% 73% 4%
Perth & Kinross 90% 91% 85% 74% 21%
Renfrewshire 81% 66% 66% 76% 29%
Scottish Borders 82% 75% 74% 96% 63%
Shetland Islands 71% 66% 57% 95% 49%
South Ayrshire 83% 77% 75% 91% 15%
South Lanarkshire 78% 68% 63% 88% 48%
Stirling 80% 72% 71% 91% 35%
West Dunbartonshire 72% 61% 57% 81% 46%
West Lothian 78% 71% 64% 89% 44%
Scotland 78% 69% 65% 84% 37%

Table 9.3: Percentage of pupils achieving expected levels in listening and talking by stage and local authority

Local Authority P1 P4 P7 S3 S3
Early Level First Level Second Level Third Level or better Fourth Level
Aberdeen City 71% 64% 64% 69% 21%
Aberdeenshire 83% 78% 73% 89% 48%
Angus 88% 89% 89% 98% 51%
Argyll & Bute 86% 75% 80% 91% 43%
Clackmannanshire 83% 69% 73% 81% 30%
Dumfries & Galloway 80% 78% 69% 79% 37%
Dundee City 83% 78% 66% 88% 55%
East Ayrshire 83% 76% 68% 80% 27%
East Dunbartonshire 93% 87% 88% 99% 69%
East Lothian 82% 78% 69% 82% 36%
East Renfrewshire 92% 93% 87% 95% 72%
Edinburgh City 86% 80% 79% 85% 37%
Na h-Eileanan Siar 82% 77% 81% 73% 19%
Falkirk 88% 84% 80% 92% 60%
Fife 95% 92% 87% 80% 13%
Glasgow City 82% 81% 78% 91% 43%
Highland 82% 75% 76% 84% 33%
Inverclyde 79% 69% 74% 79% 37%
Midlothian 84% 76% 67% 73% 19%
Moray 76% 70% 60% 94% 54%
North Ayrshire 84% 76% 75% 77% 33%
North Lanarkshire 84% 79% 74% 91% 45%
Orkney Islands 83% 83% 87% 74% 5%
Perth & Kinross 93% 95% 88% 78% 24%
Renfrewshire 88% 80% 78% 82% 33%
Scottish Borders 87% 86% 83% 97% 71%
Shetland Islands 85% 89% 81% 97% 49%
South Ayrshire 90% 86% 85% 92% 18%
South Lanarkshire 84% 83% 80% 91% 51%
Stirling 88% 83% 83% 93% 40%
West Dunbartonshire 85% 78% 70% 82% 50%
West Lothian 86% 84% 79% 91% 54%
Scotland 85% 81% 77% 87% 41%

Table 9.4: Percentage of pupils achieving expected levels in numeracy by stage and local authority

Local Authority P1 P4 P7 S3 S3
Early Level First Level Second Level Third Level or better Fourth Level
Aberdeen City 71% 57% 58% 83% 45%
Aberdeenshire 83% 69% 58% 88% 56%
Angus 87% 82% 80% 96% 64%
Argyll & Bute 85% 68% 65% 89% 62%
Clackmannanshire 77% 60% 55% 58% 23%
Dumfries & Galloway 78% 69% 60% 83% 39%
Dundee City 78% 66% 49% 79% 48%
East Ayrshire 78% 65% 58% 88% 48%
East Dunbartonshire 90% 75% 77% 97% 70%
East Lothian 74% 67% 56% 68% 46%
East Renfrewshire 92% 90% 84% 95% 76%
Edinburgh City 87% 75% 73% 87% 47%
Na h-Eileanan Siar 80% 70% 69% 68% 39%
Falkirk 86% 75% 66% 88% 54%
Fife 96% 91% 84% 86% 30%
Glasgow City 82% 74% 70% 87% 48%
Highland 77% 66% 61% 82% 45%
Inverclyde 84% 60% 61% 80% 29%
Midlothian 82% 69% 61% 84% 51%
Moray 68% 60% 50% 87% 64%
North Ayrshire 85% 70% 71% 82% 38%
North Lanarkshire 86% 72% 66% 88% 55%
Orkney Islands 76% 65% 70% 65% 18%
Perth & Kinross 92% 93% 87% 79% 37%
Renfrewshire 86% 75% 70% 87% 54%
Scottish Borders 86% 77% 74% 94% 68%
Shetland Islands 82% 70% 61% 85% 49%
South Ayrshire 90% 82% 79% 89% 36%
South Lanarkshire 83% 71% 68% 86% 51%
Stirling 85% 76% 70% 78% 45%
West Dunbartonshire 82% 61% 61% 83% 46%
West Lothian 84% 68% 60% 90% 55%
Scotland 84% 73% 68% 86% 49%

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