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North-South divide in GCSE results

Ruth Tarrant

1st December 2015

A report published today by Ofsted's boss Michael Wilshaw claims that one third of secondary schools in the North of England and the Midlands are not good enough. This comes after a report earlier in November which identified schools in many coastal areas as being unsatisfactory. The BBC has produced this GCSE "heat map" showing the GCSE performance in different regions:

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been an enthusiastic Head of Economics and Politics for many years, having taught in a variety of schools and at university level. She is also a Senior Examiner. Ruth is passionate about boosting the quality of teaching and learning across all subjects in schools and colleges.

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