Wilshaw spoke about his commitment to improving the prospects of children from poor backgrounds and to reduce the long tail of underachievement – especially in our secondary schools. Wilshaw also expressed his disapproval of the suggestion that new grammar schools could be created with Prime Minister, Theresa May, considering removing an almost 20-year restriction on creating new grammar schools.
He said ‘You will know that I have been very critical of those parts of the country where poor children continue to be let down and where pupil premium money is being squandered.
I have also been determined to ensure that Ofsted inspectors are taking a tough line with those schools where poor children – especially the most able poor – consistently underperform’.
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