State schools are holding back some of the country's brightest pupils from reaching their full potential, the chief inspector of schools has warned.
Sir Michael Wilshaw has raised concerns that children who leave primary school with top grades are left to coast by some teachers when they reach secondary school.
He has ordered a "rapid response survey" to see how state schools teach the most able children, Sir Michael told The Sunday Telegraph.
It comes after new figures revealed last week that hundreds of schools failed to produce at least one pupil with good enough grades in academics subjects to enter elite universities.
More top news
Senior medical staff have urged junior doctors and the Government to break the deadlock over the medics' long-running contract dispute.
A young girl has become an internet sensation after pictures emerged of her being attacked by a goose.
A professional mixed martial arts fighter has died after being involved in a hit-and-run incident in Florida.