Welsh concerns over basic skills

10th February 2012 at 00:00

Forty per cent of pupils in Wales start secondary school with a reading age of six months below their actual age, according to the annual report of Ann Keane, Estyn chief inspector. Literacy and numeracy remain a particular concern - inspectors found underperformance at every key stage among a "significant minority" of pupils.

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