Pupil Outcomes

Due to Covid-19, statutory assessments did not take place in Summer 2020. Therefore, there are no published outcomes for schools.

In Autumn 2020, 93% of pupils in Year 2 passed the phonics screen.

Pupil Outcomes 2019

St. John’s Meads is not an ‘exam factory’! Our children receive a broad curriculum which includes many enrichment activities throughout the year. We have specialist provision for Spanish, music and art and all children access a block of swimming sessions each year.

Highlights from this year have included:

Trips and off-site activities – Middle Farm, the beach, Drusillas, Hever Castle, Herstmonceux Science Observatory, Metro Bank, Moulsecoomb Stone Age site, PGL residential, University of Brighton multi skills sports, STEM conference, Olympic challenge, visits to the Towner, community litter picking, Safety in Action, STEAM day at Cavendish, Towner Art Gallery, sports matches, swimming gala, choir visits to care homes and coffee pot and academic challenge day at Eastbourne College.

Fundraising/helping others – Harvest collection, books and sports kits for our link school Chiluwa 2 in Malawi, Save the Children, AVUK, Children in Need, Red Nose Day.

Visitors in school – Fire service, Eastbourne Responders, Metro Bank, Hands on History, local Clergy, Holly from starfish Malawi, local artist, skipping and cheerleading coaches, Tennis in The Park (with Pro tennis players), Pantomime and even chicks and owls!

Family events organised by ‘The Friends’ – Cinema events, Vintage Tea Party, Easter Bonnet Parade, Christmas and Summer Fayres.
In addition, our staff work very hard to help children secure skills in reading, writing and maths and we undertake the required statutory assessments.

In addition, our staff work very hard to help children secure skills in reading, writing and maths and we undertake the required statutory assessments.

EYFS Good Level of Development (GLD)

St. John’s Meads National Average
86% 72%

Year 1 Phonics

St. John’s Meads National Average
83% 82%

Key Stage 1

Expected Standard St. John’s Meads Expected Standard National Average Greater Depth Standard St. John’s Meads Greater Depth Standard National Average
Reading 83% 75% 40% 25%
Writing 73% 69% 13% 15%
Maths 80% 76% 33% 22%
Combined Reading, Writing & Maths 67% 65% 10% 11%

Key Stage 2

Expected Standard St. John’s Meads Expected Standard National Average Greater Depth / ‘High Score’ Standard St. John’s Meads Greater Depth / ‘High Score’ Standard National Average
Reading 75% 73% 22% 27%
Writing 75% 78% 6% 20%
Maths 84% 79% 31% 27%
Combined Reading, Writing & Maths 66% 65% 3% 11%
Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar 75% 78% 31% 36%