Hundreds of primary schools are failing to give pupils a decent education in reading, writing and arithmetic, official figures suggest. In total, 767 schools in the UK have fallen below the Government's new tougher floor standards for primaries.
A third of schools in Poole are below minimum standard, but many are doing well.
Primary schools in Medway are among the worst performing in the country, according to new league tables released by the Government.
Schools that fail to meet the target face being taken over and turned into academies.