The BBC reports that analysis by the National Deaf Children’s Society shows that deaf children in England are falling behind their classmates from primary school through to GCSE.
Analysis shows that only 30.6% achieve a GCSE strong pass – Grade 5 or above – in both English and maths, compared with 48.3% of children with no special educational needs.
And 57% fail to reach expected levels in reading, writing and maths in Sats tests at the end of primary, compared with 26% of children with no SEN.
The NCDS urges more government funding.
Its analysis of government…
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