Schools criticised for 'coasting'

The education watchdog Ofsted that's declared it will tackle the problem of under-performing schools in the East.

The head of Ofsted Sir Michael Wilshaw has criticised schools - including some in Norwich and Kettering - for 'coasting' and says it won't allow children to be failed any more.

In a speech today he gave a damning verdict on our region, asking why education is so dire in much of Norfolk and why East Anglia has so few National Leaders of Education.Matthew Hudson reports.

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Schools failing poorer pupils

The Chief Inspector of Ofsted, Sir Michael Wilshaw, claims schools are failing their poorest pupils, particularly in the East of England.