Bankstown West Public School (BWPS) has achieved outstanding value-added growth, significantly above the NSW average, over a four-year period. In 2018 ACARA identified this achievement as “significant and worth highlighting.”
Value-added performance, as reported in Scout, is:
- K-Year 3 - excelling
- Year 3-5 – excelling
- Year 5 – 7 – excelling
The percentage of students in the top 2 bands in NAPLAN reading results have increased by 12.42% from the prior period comparison and overall NAPLAN expected growth in reading has increased by 7.28%.
The percentage of students in the top 2 bands in NAPLAN numeracy results have increased by 4.32% from the prior period comparison and overall NAPLAN expected growth in numeracy has increased by 6.66%.
Expectations for success measures, which refer to the extent to which teachers value academic achievement and hold high expectations of all students, are showing upward trends, increasing by 2.82% to 98.47%.
Internal assessment data analysis shows a clear movement of students out of BWPS’s red (-12 months or more from grade expectation) and yellow zones (-6months from grade expectation) into the green zone (at grade expectation- +6 months) in comprehension, reading fluency, and PM benchmark levels, reflecting high-quality, well-differentiated teaching and learning programs are well utilised by teachers’ school-wide. Internal data sources in comprehension, spelling, reading and mathematics show an overall positive growth trend for students K-6.
All teachers continue to develop data responsive teaching and learning programs in reading and numeracy, measurement and geometry.