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The 'most improved' schools
Test practice at Stockwell Primary
Test practice at one of the most-improved schools, Stockwell Primary
Each year the Department for Education and Skills produced a list of about 100 schools which have improved their results the most, year-on-year, four years in a row.

It is topped in 2004 by Sherington Primary School in Greenwich, south-east London - up from a score of 103 to 254.

The table below shows the whole list.

The columns of figures show the aggregate score out of 300 for the years 2001 - 2004, and the overall increase.

Click the name of any school for its page in the main tables, with details of its performance.

Rank Name and LEA 2001 2002 2003 2004 Rise
1 Sherington Primary School, Greenwich 103 204 239 254 151
2 Goose Green Primary School, Southwark 74 168 191 223 149
3 Eureka Primary School, Derbyshire 108 164 188 250 142
4 Lowedges Primary School, Sheffield 124 226 230 257 133
5 Old Trafford Community School, Trafford 96 150 173 215 119
6 High Littleton CofE VC Primary School, Bath and NE Somerset 184 223 261 300 116
6 St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School, Haslingden, Lancashire 131 213 215 247 116
8 St Teresa Roman Catholic Primary School, Hertfordshire 176 256 256 290 114
8 Haslingden St James Church of England Primary School, Lancashire 150 191 213 264 114
10 Tollgate Primary School, Newham 142 145 206 253 111
11 Lowdham CofE Primary School, Nottinghamshire 167 248 276 276 109
12 Cross Farm Primary School (SM), Liverpool 129 185 232 237 108
13 Dene Valley Primary School, Durham 157 186 218 264 107
13 St Patrick's Catholic Primary School, Coventry 143 170 223 250 107
15 Trinity Road Primary School, Essex 175 226 246 281 106
15 Royal Alexandra and Albert School, Surrey 163 240 265 269 106
15 Waterville Primary School, North Tyneside 144 153 219 250 106
18 Caldicotes Primary School, Middlesbrough 164 194 255 269 105
19 St Matthew's RC Voluntary Aided Primary School, South Tyneside 181 233 271 285 104
19 Watcombe Primary School, Torbay 124 168 211 228 104
21 Skipton, Greatwood Community Primary School, North Yorkshire 176 251 258 279 103
22 How Wood Primary School, Hertfordshire 188 206 268 290 102
22 Cathcart Street Primary School, Wirral 169 258 263 271 102
22 Saviour CofE Primary School, Manchester 120 169 213 222 102
22 Whitleigh Community Primary School, Plymouth 120 168 207 222 102
26 Collingwood Primary School (SM), Kingston Upon Hull 157 173 186 258 101
26 Snowsfields Primary School incorporating the Tim Jewell Unit for Children with Autism, Southwark 77 145 169 178 101
28 St Thomas More Catholic Primary School, Kidlington, Oxfordshire 200 267 277 300 100
28 Limeside Primary School, Oldham 142 184 224 242 100
30 Palfrey Junior School, Walsall 145 164 187 244 99
31 Blackmore Primary School, Essex 188 245 264 285 97
31 Bickershaw CofE Primary School, Wigan 176 195 239 273 97
33 Borden Church of England Primary School, Kent 188 218 247 283 95
34 Henry Whipple Junior School, Nottingham 180 217 218 274 94
34 St Gabriel's Catholic Primary School, Wigan 156 229 243 250 94
36 Constantine Primary School, Cornwall 200 231 262 293 93
36 Holy Trinity Catholic Primary School, Bilston, Wolverhampton 189 235 274 282 93
36 St Mary's CofE (A) Primary School, Stoke-on-Trent 167 210 232 260 93
39 Paringdon Junior School, Essex 100 173 185 192 92
40 Austrey CofE Primary School, Warwickshire 192 236 263 283 91
40 Longlands Primary School and Nursery, Hertfordshire 173 221 247 264 91
40 Kingsway Primary School, Nottinghamshire 164 234 234 255 91
40 Tang Hall Primary School, York 162 180 184 253 91
40 Clifton Primary School, Kingston Upon Hull 155 161 193 246 91
40 St Hilda's CofE Primary School, Oldham 140 193 198 231 91
40 Waterside Community Junior School, Staffordshire 140 141 163 231 91
47 The Fourfields Church of England School, Sutterton, Lincolnshire 140 194 211 229 89
48 St Gregory's Catholic Primary School, Preston, Lancashire 207 260 283 295 88
48 Holy Cross Catholic Primary School, St. Helens 190 233 239 278 88
48 Brookhill Leys Junior School, Nottinghamshire 184 248 250 272 88
48 The Smallberry Green Primary School, Hounslow 152 152 210 240 88
48 Grove Street Primary School, Barnsley 143 192 228 231 88
53 Grange Primary School, Derbyshire 191 214 242 278 87
53 Wavertree Church of England School, Liverpool 156 179 185 243 87
55 Stockwell Primary School, Lambeth 170 231 233 256 86
56 Wellington Primary School, Hounslow 153 184 184 238 85
57 Ninfield Church of England Primary School, East Sussex 196 228 239 280 84
57 Abingdon Primary School, Stockport 179 188 224 263 84
57 Mission Grove Primary School, Waltham Forest 169 188 249 253 84
57 Holy Cross Catholic Primary School, Liverpool 156 190 209 240 84
61 St Eanswythe's Church of England Primary School, Kent 174 179 189 257 83
61 Rockingham Primary School, Northamptonshire 173 249 256 256 83
61 St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Banbury, Oxfordshire 122 147 152 205 83
64 Morgan's Vale and Woodfalls Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Wiltshire 200 214 273 282 82
64 Crooksbarn Primary School, Stockton-on-Tees 198 250 251 280 82
64 Beaford Community Primary School, Devon 182 243 261 264 82
67 West Bank Primary School, Halton 169 200 238 250 81
67 Oldbury Court Primary School, Bristol 157 187 229 238 81
67 Timbercroft Primary School, Greenwich 150 198 209 231 81
70 St Aidan's Church of England Primary School, Gateshead 185 223 233 265 80
71 Saltdean Primary School, Brighton and Hove 208 269 274 287 79
71 Burradon Primary School, North Tyneside 200 238 272 279 79
71 Tame Valley Community School (SW), Birmingham 121 163 171 200 79
74 St John the Evangelist Catholic Primary, Staffordshire 187 239 248 265 78
74 St Philip's Church of England Primary School, Manchester 183 214 214 261 78
74 Northlands Junior School, Essex 166 180 190 244 78
74 Firbeck Primary and Nursery School with Individual Needs Centre for Deaf Children, Nottingham 135 186 188 213 78
78 Otterhampton Primary School, Somerset 208 233 259 285 77
78 Shawley Community Primary School 5-11, Surrey 207 227 263 284 77
78 Kilnhurst Primary School, Rotherham 197 210 248 274 77
78 Ossett Gawthorpe Junior and Infant School, Wakefield 197 197 230 274 77
78 Salisbury Road Junior School (SM), Plymouth 187 196 200 264 77
83 Woodloes Junior School, Warwickshire 209 252 254 285 76
83 St John and St James CofE Primary School, Hackney 194 254 270 270 76
83 Gonville Primary School, Croydon 192 230 241 268 76
83 St Michael and All Angels Catholic Primary School, Wirral 191 203 212 267 76
83 Nine Tree Primary School, Knowsley 189 227 240 265 76
83 Timberley Primary School, Birmingham 178 233 242 254 76
83 Abbey Primary School, Walsall 138 180 200 214 76
83 Edgar Stammers Junior School (SM), Walsall 97 113 168 173 76
91 Bishops Tawton Primary School, Devon 200 200 248 275 75
91 Ashton West End Primary School, Early Years Centre and Visually Impaired Resource Base, Tameside 170 224 227 245 75
91 Littlecoates Primary School, North East Lincolnshire 166 205 224 241 75
91 Heathfield Primary and Nursery School, Nottingham 143 185 189 218 75
95 Walsh CofE Junior School, Surrey 184 240 255 258 74
95 Sandown Primary School, East Sussex 154 204 211 228 74
95 Wolverham Primary and Nursery School, Cheshire 126 147 157 200 74
98 Halwill Primary School, Devon 227 247 276 300 73
98 Buglawton Primary School, Cheshire 210 264 266 283 73
98 Worcester, Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Primary, Worcestershire 200 250 261 273 73
98 Scampton Church of England Primary School, Lincolnshire 200 250 257 273 73
98 Beehive Lane Community Primary School, Essex 197 210 269 270 73
98 Hempshill Hall Primary School, Nottingham 192 233 238 265 73
98 Copeland Road Primary School, Durham 188 214 260 261 73



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