Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Region's State Schools Fail to Make Top 100

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Region's State Schools Fail to Make Top 100

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Byline: Ruth Lognonne Education Reporter ruth.lognonne@ncjmedia.co.uk

NO North East state secondary schools are among the top 100 in the country according to a new league table due to be published tomorrow.

And ahead of the annual Sunday Times list a stark warning has been given about the gap in results between state and private schools in the region.

the newspaper's education editor says there is a clear "performance gap" in the North - a gap that is not being see in London and the South East.

Two North East private secondary schools appearing well within the top 100 performing schools nationally, but no state-funded schools.

At primary level, three fee-paying preparatory schools appear well within the top 50 while only two state primary schools appear.

Sian Griffiths, who oversaw the annual Sunday Times list, said a number of South East state schools have made the top 20 nationally for both lists.

"There's a smaller attainment gap between the top state and private schools in London," she said. …

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