Average attainment 8 score per pupil not eligible for FSM and average attainment 8 score per pupil eligible for FSM
Provison of Free School Meals (FSM) can help provide positive health outcomes and improve educational outcomes. The average attainment 8 score for pupils who are not eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) is typically higher than those in receipt of FSM. Level 4 results for 2019 show a reduction in the attainment gap compared to the previous year. The gap of 12.1 is slightly lower (better) than the rate for England, 13. Over the last 4 years the rate in Shropshire has remained at a similar level.