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Gaps in schooling for forces children

Armed forces children are losing "large parts" of their education and the Westminster Government still has no idea how many there are in the system, despite being told the situation was "unacceptable" in 2006, the education watchdog Ofsted said last week. It revealed that pupils, already suffering "anxiety and stress" because of their parents' jobs and frequent moves, were missing or repeating substantial sections of the curriculum as schools fail to transfer records.

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