Attainment gaps widens for first time in 12 years


The attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers has stopped narrowing and begun to grow for the first time in nearly 12 years, latest figures show.

Black Carribean children pupils are now 10.9 months behind by the time they sit their GCSEs. Picture: Adobe Stock
Black Carribean children pupils are now 10.9 months behind by the time they sit their GCSEs. Picture: Adobe Stock

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