Off-rolling 'hides true extent of pupil attainment gap' in schools


The gap between disadvantaged pupils and their more affluent peers is wider than first thought, when thousands of children who have been removed from the school registers are taken into account, say education researchers.

As many as 9,200 pupils were off-rolled before sitting their GCSEs, researchers said. Picture: Adobe Stock
As many as 9,200 pupils were off-rolled before sitting their GCSEs, researchers said. Picture: Adobe Stock

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