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Introduction

Plymouth has a diverse educational estate with 99 schools and 125 private, voluntary and independent early years’ settings.

In terms of the quality of provision, 100 per cent of children attend a good or better nursery; 84 per cent of pupils attend good or outstanding primary schools and 65 per cent of pupils are educated in secondary schools judged to be at least good. 100 per cent of special schools are rated good or outstanding.

Educational standards over recent years in Plymouth have shown some variation. However, in general, attainment has been below average at all key stages and by the end of KS4 (GCSE), results remain below the national average in terms of attainment and progress.

Plymouth City Council’s Plan for Education to 2020 sets out how the Council and its partners will improve education outcomes and provide vibrant, effective and modern educational settings.

Education and learning
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Also in 2016/2017

84.4% of pupils attended schools judged good or better by Ofsted
87% of pupils achieved two good passes at A-Level
Five-year-olds with the necessary levels of knowledge, skills and understanding is up by 1%

Plymouth City Council also approved…

£1.6 million for Pomphlett Primary to expand and take on an extra 30 pupils
£226,418 for Oreston Primary to complete their expansion

Get in touch

We’re always on the lookout for potential investment opportunities in good ideas. If you think you have a great idea that will improve the city or your community email DATAPlymouth@plymouth.gov.uk

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DATA Play 8 - Housing and social enterprise

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