In the South East, 78 primary schools in are failing to meet expected standards in English and Maths. The latest league tables released today show the region is overall one of the worst-performing in the country.
In Ashford three primary schools failed to make the grade: Linden Grove, Beaver Green and John Wesley C of E primary schools. In Sussex, Three Bridges Junior in Crawley and in Essex, the Phoenix Primary in Basildon were amongst the bottom 200 in the country.
But some schools that weren't achieving have improved and some are excelling Charlotte Wilkins has more details. In her report, we hear from Janet Fletcher, Lorraine Wickens and Councillor Mike Whiting from Kent County Council.