Welsh gap widens

23rd April 2010 at 01:00

The achievement gap between boys and girls in Wales has widened at almost all points in their education over the past three years, according to figures from the Assembly Government. They show that, despite a series of initiatives to tackle the problem, boys' performance has worsened at key stages 2, 3 and 4 compared with girls, using the "core subject indicator" - the expected level of attainment in English, maths, science and first-language Welsh.

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