New figures show Doncaster pupils not up to standard
0 Have your say Education bosses are warning action is needed to close the gap after new figures showed Doncaster children lagging behind in reading at age 11.
A report to Doncaster Council’s schools children and young people’s overview and scrutiny board warns this year’s results show they need to target reading among seven to 11-year-olds.
It states: “Nationally, there was 66 per cent of pupils achieving at least the expected standard whereas in Doncaster there was a smaller proportion of pupils achieving this measure at 58 per cent.”
“The 2016 results have reaffirmed the need to place... read more
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