Boost in literacy for poorer pupils

Tes Editorial

Poor pupils who are behind in reading and writing will be offered catch-up lessons before they start secondary school, the Westminster government has said. Under the pound;10 million scheme, funded via the pupil premium, disadvantaged pupils who fail to reach level 4 in English by the end of primary school will get the chance to take part.

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