Four in ten schools are failing to ensure their most able pupils make the progress they should, according to a recent report. As a result, Ofsted is cracking down on those that allow their bright pupils to "coast" and fail to achieve as they should.
It is a move that is being welcomed by parents as long overdue, many say if your child is gifted the situation is dire, and the system fails them completely. Our social affairs correspondent Christine Alsford has been speaking to families about their experiences.
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