Schools 'underperforming'

8,000 primary school children in Medway are not getting the education they should, according to an Ofsted report.

VIDEO: Schools in Medway 'underperforming'

The education watchdog, Oftsed, has delivered yet another damning report on one of the south east's education authorities. They say many primary schools in Medway are failing and the action plan to improve them is not fit for purpose with little chance of success.

We spoke to Tristan Osborne, who is a councillor in Medway, and hoping to become a Labour MP in the area.

Full report: Medway primary schools criticised

by Tom Savvides

Eight thousand children in Medway are attending primary schools which are under-performing. Inspectors are now targeting several schools described as "less than good". Tom Savvides talks to parents Kevin Hodges and Joanna Jaskowiak, Matthew Coffey from Ofsted and councillor Mike O'Brien.