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Sats suggest Covid disruption affecting primary school attainment in England

Just 59% of 10- and 11-year-olds reach expected standards in literacy, writing and maths in this year’s assessment

The Covid pandemic and disruption has undone many of the improvements in primary school test results within the last five years, according to this year’s Sats assessments taken by pupils in England.

Just 59% of 10- and 11-year-olds reached the Department for Education’s expected standards in literacy, writing and maths, the lowest rate since 2017 and below the 65% recorded in 2019 before the pandemic.

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