Ofsted report names best LEAs

A report by education watchdog has named the best and worst performing local authority areas in the south for placing children in good or outstanding schools.

In his first annual report, Sir Michael Wilshaw said there are marked inequalities in England's education system that must be addressed.

The table shows the name of the local authority, and the percentage of pupils at good or outstanding primary schools in that area.

Windsor and Maidenhead 85%

Dorset 83%

West Berkshire 79%

Hampshire 75%

Bracknell Forest 75%

Swindon 74%

Wiltshire 73%

Brighton and Hove 72%

East Sussex 70%

Wokingham 70%

West Sussex 70%

Poole 69%

Surrey 67%

Isle of Wight 65%

Southampton 64%

Essex 61%

Bournemouth 61%

Oxfordshire 59%

Kent 55%

Medway 54%

Portsmouth 53%

Reading 53%

Thurrock 49%

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Ofsted report names best LEAs

A report by education watchdog has named the best and worst performing local authority areas for placing children in good or outstanding schools.