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Mixed-ability row continues

The National Association for Gifted Children has thrown its weight behind calls by Ofsted to limit the use of mixed-ability teaching. Sir Michael Wilshaw, Ofsted chief inspector, said last month that mixed-ability lessons could be a "curse" for pupil progress, Denise Yates, chief executive of the NAGC, said: "Children work best when they are being stretched and challenged with like-minded peers."

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