Teachers: Third of Pupils in the UK Fall behind in Primary School

According to teachers in the United Kingdom, one out of three pupils in the nation’s following behind in literacy and numeracy by the time they finish primary school.

The Scottish government just released a new study where these quite sobering findings are now putting pressure on Nicola Sturgeon. This comes right after she pledged that she wanted to make substantial progress in eliminating a large gap between the rich and poor in the nation in the coming eight years.

According to the study, which had been conducted by using teachers assessment of the progress of pupils, the performance gap between pupils from rich families those from poorer ones widens the further they progress through the system.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/scotland/a-third-of-pupils-falling-behind-at-primary-school-say-teachers-zxvv53rzk

What alternatives are there if you are looking for a good primary school in the United Kingdom? One option can be that you look into private schools rather than taking chances with the U.K.’s public school system. Private schools in UK, quite contrary to the public schools are normally not suffering from problems¬† such as underfunding, overcrowded classrooms or poorly qualified teachers. For many families, the advantages of private education in the United Kingdom are more than making up for the costs. Furthermore, in recent years there have been increasingly more affordable private schools, such as the primary schools Hertfordshire as well as those in other areas of the nation.

If you’re interested in private education and the benefits of it for your children it can be recommended that you look into private schools.