Tag: achievement

Achievement gap widens once again for pupils in England

A new study has highlighted the growing gap between the achievement of disadvantaged students and their more advantaged classmates. The report by the Social Mobility Commission demonstrates how the gap has widened year-on-year since 2012.

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Grant for low achievers in Wales lacks monitoring

The use of a grant designed to help low achieving children in Wales has not been monitored properly, says the Welsh Assembly’s education committee. The Education Improvement Grant provides extra support for Gypsy, Roma and minority ethnic children so they

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Inequalities affect achievement levels in Scotland, reveal new figures

There is a stark contrast between student outcomes in schools in wealthy and poor areas of Scotland, shows a new report. The SNP government, which has now been in power for almost a decade, has not so far been able

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