21 Jan 2020

Disadvantaged pupils most likely to be affected by under-performing schools, says Ofsted

Home Affairs Correspondent

The education watchdog Ofsted has raised concerns that England’s most disadvantaged pupils are most likely to be affected by serial under-performing schools.

In its latest annual report, Ofsted says classrooms in the most deprived parts of the country are stuck in a cycle of low performance, leaving thousands of children to go through their entire education in failing schools.