Understanding The Success Of London’s Schools

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This Bristol University study has found that the high success rate enjoyed by GCSE students in London is explained by the higher proportion of ethnic minority pupils in the capital. The London Effect is large: the report shows that pupils in London schools score about eight GCSE grade points higher than those in the rest of England, relative to their attainment at age 11. For example, this means achieving eight Cs rather than eight Ds, or eight As rather than eight Bs. Leadership Briefing 9.04(100)

DATE: 12/11/2014
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