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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-09749
Asked by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats
Date lodged: 13 July 2022

Question

To ask the Scottish Government how many P1 children have taken (a) one of or (b) both parts of the Scottish National Standardised Assessments since 20 September 2018, broken down by (i) school year and (ii) local authority.

Current status: Answered by Shirley-Anne Somerville on 4 August 2022


Answer

The following table provides an overview of P1 learners who have undertaken (a) one or (b) both parts of the Scottish National Standardised Assessments since 20 September 2018, broken down by (i) school year and (ii) local authority.

Please note that figures less than five have been suppressed to prevent the potential identification of individuals.

The row "n/a" denotes publicly-funded schools outwith local authority control.

Table 1 - Number of P1 Children undertaking SNSA since 20 September 2018 - by year and local authority

Year

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22

Local Authority

one of

both

one of

both

one of

both

one of

both

Aberdeen City

13

1940

301

457

301

1941

19

2034

Aberdeenshire

28

2821

27

71

27

2563

42

2709

Angus

10

1205

**

**

**

863

16

908

Argyll and Bute

5

752

28

49

28

585

8

597

Clackmannanshire

10

499

46

445

46

555

**

484

Dumfries and Galloway

7

1321

12

113

12

1252

11

1284

Dundee City

5

1389

61

360

61

1216

27

1339

East Ayrshire

38

1223

61

59

61

818

9

937

East Dunbartonshire

 

1251

154

403

154

704

7

1154

East Lothian

18

1146

23

64

23

977

37

1049

East Renfrewshire

**

1233

   

1174

6

1149

Edinburgh

45

4340

240

258

240

3790

42

4026

Eileanan Siar

**

128

 

13

 

97

 

127

Falkirk

14

1647

   

1536

12

1488

Fife

16

1855

    

**

13

Glasgow City

566

3948

190

235

190

3263

330

3682

Highland

35

2077

42

394

42

1926

44

1919

Inverclyde

**

698

92

185

92

604

8

702

Midlothian

14

1090

91

221

91

1112

12

1170

Moray

**

942

   

903

15

895

North Ayrshire

31

1279

7

37

7

1071

12

1104

North Lanarkshire

50

3545

82

193

82

3563

60

3376

Orkney Islands

**

220

**

102

**

216

**

190

Perth and Kinross

21

1357

**

21

**

1267

33

1344

Renfrewshire

14

1797

 

77

 

1742

12

1775

Scottish Borders

**

1081

17

123

17

917

13

922

Shetland Islands

 

229

**

29

**

102

**

186

South Ayrshire

5

1002

60

93

60

1031

5

1015

South Lanarkshire

45

3282

35

24

35

2758

123

2947

Stirling

10

851

103

299

103

820

6

863

West Dunbartonshire

12

897

91

67

91

864

14

836

West Lothian

13

2160

   

2020

85

840

n/a

 

66

   

65

 

64