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Ofsted: Sure Start 'has failed to close the gap in education'

The chief school inspector has told ITV News the Government's Sure Start programme has failed to close the gap in educational achievement between rich and poor students. He also claimed nurseries are failing to get children ready for school.

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Tests for nursery school pupils: Your views

Schools regulator Ofsted has called for pupils as young as two to take part in more "structured" learning and pass basic tests.

Readers on Twitter were overwhelmingly against the move:

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