Publication - Statistics

Achievement of curriculum for excellence levels 2016-17

Published: 12 Dec 2017
Directorate:
Learning Directorate
Part of:
Children and families, Education, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788514736

This contains the results of the achievement of curriculum for excellence levels 2016-17.

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Achievement of curriculum for excellence levels 2016-17
Chapter 4: Achievement of CfE levels by ethnicity

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Chapter 4: Achievement of CfE levels by ethnicity

  • Generally, a lower percentage of pupils of White – Non Scottish and Other Ethnicity backgrounds are achieving the expected CfE level compared to other pupils particularly from P4 onwards in the literacy organisers.
  • A higher percentage of pupils of Asian – Chinese ethnic background are achieving the expected CfE level in numeracy compared to all other ethnic backgrounds.

The highest percentage of pupils that achieved the expected CfE level in numeracy was for pupils of an Asian – Chinese background, with results of 89 per cent for all primary stages and 99 per cent for S3.

The lowest literacy performance at P1 was reported for pupils of Asian – Pakistani and of Other Ethnicity backgrounds. This changed for P4, P7 and S3 where pupils from Other Ethnicity backgrounds and White – Non Scottish pupils saw the lowest percentages achieving the expected level for their stage.

Table 4.1: Percentage of P1 pupils achieving Early Level by ethnicity, 2016/17

Ethnicity

Reading

Writing

Listening & Talking

Numeracy

White - Scottish

82

79

87

85

White - Non Scottish

79

76

82

83

Mixed or multiple ethnic groups

85

82

88

88

Asian - Indian

87

86

88

86

Asian - Pakistani

71

68

74

74

Asian - Chinese

82

81

80

89

Asian - Other

76

75

78

83

African / Black / Caribbean

82

79

84

85

All other categories

71

65

71

76

Not Disclosed / Unknown[7]

69

67

76

74

Total

80

77

85

83

Table 4.2: Percentage of P4 pupils achieving First Level by ethnicity, 2016/17

Ethnicity

Reading

Writing

Listening & Talking

Numeracy

White - Scottish

78

72

84

75

White - Non Scottish

75

69

81

75

Mixed or multiple ethnic groups

85

82

86

82

Asian - Indian

85

80

87

82

Asian - Pakistani

77

72

83

74

Asian - Chinese

85

84

87

89

Asian - Other

76

72

82

77

African / Black / Caribbean

79

73

84

76

All other categories

61

54

65

63

Not Disclosed / Unknown[8]

66

60

73

64

Total

77

71

83

75

Table 4.3: Percentage of P7 pupils achieving Second Level by ethnicity, 2016/17

Ethnicity

Reading

Writing

Listening & Talking

Numeracy

White - Scottish

77

69

82

71

White - Non Scottish

73

66

78

70

Mixed or multiple ethnic groups

82

76

86

76

Asian - Indian

87

81

88

85

Asian - Pakistani

81

75

83

75

Asian - Chinese

85

80

84

89

Asian - Other

77

70

85

75

African / Black / Caribbean

82

77

85

77

All other categories

61

55

65

65

Not Disclosed / Unknown[9]

64

55

69

59

Total

76

69

81

70

Table 4.4: Percentage of S3 pupils achieving Third Level or better by ethnicity, 2016/17

Ethnicity

Reading

Writing

Listening & Talking

Numeracy

White - Scottish

91

89

91

88

White - Non Scottish

88

86

88

88

Mixed or multiple ethnic groups

92

91

92

92

Asian - Indian

91

91

94

94

Asian - Pakistani

92

91

93

90

Asian - Chinese

95

95

96

99

Asian - Other

92

90

92

94

African / Black / Caribbean

91

89

91

92

All other categories

76

75

78

85

Not Disclosed / Unknown[10]

80

79

80

78

Total

90

89

91

88

Table 4.5: Percentage of S3 pupils achieving Fourth Level by ethnicity, 2016/17

Ethnicity

Reading

Writing

Listening & Talking

Numeracy

White - Scottish

51

49

52

56

White - Non Scottish

51

49

51

57

Mixed or multiple ethnic groups

60

56

57

64

Asian - Indian

64

63

63

73

Asian - Pakistani

51

47

50

61

Asian - Chinese

70

69

69

86

Asian - Other

57

59

57

71

African / Black / Caribbean

48

45

51

57

All other categories

43

42

44

52

Not Disclosed / Unknown[11]

35

33

36

38

Total

51

48

51

56


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