Posted in AS Sociology: Education, GCSE Sociology

GCSE and AS – Educational achievement update

A new report from the CentreForum think tanks has found that:

  1. The gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers remains significant, with 4 out of 5 disadvantaged pupils failing to achieve a world-class standard at secondary and more than half not reaching our primary benchmark.
  2. The relative performance of White British pupils falls as they progress through school. In the Early Years, White British children are among the highest achievers but, by the time they finish secondary school, they fall ten places in the rankings to just below average.

Read on: http://centreforum.org/publications/education-in-england-annual-report-2016/

 

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Sociology and Media Studies teacher at Hazelwick School, West Sussex. Former teacher at Felpham Community College and Doha College

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