Find and compare schools’ performance

Wednesday 14 September 2011

The following information is an extract from a recent email from the Department of Education to schools.  Parents / carers who need to consider what school their child should move on to after Moortown Primary might find it helpful.  Please note that the most up-to-date 2011 exam or test results may not yet be available.

The Department for Education has launched a new web tool helping parents / carers find and compare local schools’ performance. It significantly improves parents’ ability to choose the right school for their child.

The ‘compare schools’ tool brings together a wide range of performance data in a single place.

Parents can find schools by name, keyword or location or browse via an interactive map. Each school has its own mini-site with a range of useful information such as spend per pupil and test and exam results. Parents can also compare their school with others nearby – or with any other school in England.

For the first time on the Department’s website, parents can:

For more information, visit