Black primary students outperformed their white counterparts in Sunderland, with a higher proportion reaching the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics

Top and bottom ten local authorities for the proportion of black primary pupils reaching expected levels

Rank

Local authority

Black

All pupils

1

Sunderland

77%

61%

2

Gateshead

76

61

3

Stockton-on-Tees

71

54

4

Southampton

71

54

5

Kensington and Chelsea

70

70

6

69

66

7

Barnsley

67

53

8

Derbyshire

67

53

9

Greenwich

67

64

10

Wokingham

67

61

10

Norfolk

37%

50%

9

Cambridgeshire

36

53

8

Peterborough

36

43

7

Oxfordshire

36

52

6

West Sussex

36

45

5

Devon

33

54

4

Calderdale

32

47

3

Brighton and Hove

32

58

2

Bath and NE Somerset

29

54

1

Stockport

23

58

Rank

Local authority

White

Black

All pupils

1

Sunderland

61%

(2,795 pupils)

77%

(13)

61%

(2,977)

2

Gateshead

61

(1,874)

76

(25)

61

(1,976)

3

Stockton-on-Tees

54

(1,997)

71

(41)

54

(2,253)

4

Southampton

53

(1,770)

71

(63)

54

(2,300)

5

Kensington and Chelsea

75

(308)

70

(179)

70

(913)

6

66

(1,953)

69

(99)

66

(2,701)

7

Barnsley

53

(2,473)

67

(15)

53

(2,581)

8

Derbyshire

53

(7,696)

67

(24)

53

(8,072)

9

Greenwich

57

(1,220)

67

(1,054)

64

(2,930)

10

Wokingham

60

(1,406)

67

(45)

61

(1,868)

49%

(7,768)

37%

(49)

50%

(8,297)

10

Norfolk

52

(5,607)

36

(64)

53

(6,340)

9

Cambridgeshire

43

(1,707)

36

(78)

43

(2,494)

8

Peterborough

53

(5,625)

36

(151)

52

(6,691)

7

Oxfordshire

45

(7,229)

36

(132)

45

(8,239)

6

West Sussex

54

(7,113)

33

(18)

54

(7,471)

5

Devon

48

(2,095)

32

(19)

47

(2,642)

4

Calderdale

59

(1,987)

32

(63)

58

(2,396)

3

Brighton and Hove

54

(1,560)

29

(14)

54

(1,715)

2

Bath and North East Somerset

58

(2,726)

23

(30)

58

(3,165)

1

Stockport