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National Standards 2012

February 2013

Reading Data Commentary In 2012, there was a 4.6% overall difference from 2011 Reading achievement school-wide; however 2012 data includes one hundred and eighteen ESOL and nine ORS funded students whereas in 2011 these students were reported separately.2012 Maori student data showed an improvement of 9.5% achievement 'at and above' in Reading when compared with 2011 data. Pasifika student data showed a difference of 1.1%. Boys' achievement showed a difference of 2.9% ' at and above' and the 2012 girls' cohort showed a 6.4% difference overall. In 2013 the Board has again employed a teacher with strengths in Literacy teaching to work three days each week to support learners achieving below the expected level. The Principal has reported year-level cohort achievement (2011 - 2012) to the Board and targets have been set accordingly in the 2013 Annual Plan. 2012 Year 6 Reading achievement showed a difference of 2.7% when compared with 2011 Year 5 data. The 2012 Year 6 cohort, when compared with the 2011 Year Six cohort however, improved by 16.2%.Year 5 students in 2012 showed a difference of 9.7% when compared with 2011 Year 4 student data. Data for students at Year 4 in 2012 cannot be compared with that of 2011 as the measure for Year 3 is 'after three years at school' not the end of Year Three. Forty-five students reached 'after three years at school' in their Year 4 school year. Two of these students were 'well-below and fourteen 'below' the expected level for Year 4. There is data for four ORS funded students; all are achieving well-below and below the expected level. Of the one hundred and eighteen ESOL funded students, 58.6% are achieving 'at or above' in Reading. Writing Data Commentary 2012 data showed 1.1% overall improvement (from 2011) in Writing achievement school-wide; however 2012 data included one hundred and eighteen ESOL and nine ORS funded students whereas in 2011 these students were reported separately. 2012 Writing data (Maori students) showed an improvement of 2.5% achievement when compared with 2011 data. Pasifika data showed a difference of 3%. 2012 boys' achievement showed an improvement of 1.9% ' at and above'; the 2012 girls' cohort showed .8% improvement overall. In 2013 the Board has again employed a teacher with strengths in Literacy teaching to work three days weekly to support learners achieving below the expected level. The Principal has reported year-level cohort achievement (2011 2012) to the Board and targets have been set accordingly in the 2013 Annual Plan. 2012 Year 6 data showed an improvement of 12.2% when compared with 2011 Year 5 student data. Our 2012 Year 6 cohort, when compared with the 2011 Year Six cohort showed a difference of 2.8%. Year 5 students in 2012 showed a difference of 9.2% when compared with 2011 Year 4 student data. 2012 data for students at Year 4 cannot be compared with that of 2011 as the measure for Year 3 is 'after three years at school' not the end of Year Three. It is noteworthy that five students entered Edendale as their first NZ school in 2012 Year Four and forty-five students reached 'after three years at school' in their Year 4 school year. There is data for four ORS funded students; all are achieving well-below and below the expected level. Of the one hundred and eighteen ESOL funded students, 58.6% are achieving 'at or above' in Writing. Year 1-3 are assessed on Recount Writing and Year 4-6 on Report Writing. In 2013, Writing will be assessed across genres with OTJs. Mathematics Data Commentary Raising NZ expected achievement levels in Mathematics has impacted on student outcomes in 2012. In 2012, there was a 2.7% overall difference in achievement school-wide, however this data also includes one hundred and eighteen ESOL and four ORS funded students; in 2011 these students were reported separately. Maori student data showed a difference of 1% achievement in Maths and Pasifika student data showed a difference of 8%. Boys achieved the same rate of 70%' at and above' and girls showed a 6% difference overall. In 2013 the Board has employed a teacher with strength in Mathematics teaching to work three days each week to support learners achieving below the expected level. The Principal has reported cohort achievement from 2011 to 2012 to the Board and set targets accordingly in the 2013 Annual Plan. 2012 Year 6 students achieved 1.1% better than as Year 5 students in 2011. Year 5 students in 2012 achieved 4.89% improvement. Data for students at Year 4 in 2012 cannot be compared with that of 2011 as the measure for Year 3 is 'after three years at school' not the end of Year Three. There is data for four ORS funded students; three are achieving


well-below, one below the expected level. Of the one hundred and eighteen ESOL funded students, 63.5% are achieving 'at or above' (predominantly Year 1 students)

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