Just under a third (32%) of white British children from poor backgrounds got at least five C grades at GCSE, including English and maths last year, according to a report.
- However, 61.5% of poor children from an Indian background walked away with the same GCSE results.
- While 76.8% of poor children from a Chinese background achieved the same marks.
- The gap in results between poor white children and their richer classmates has hardly changed in the last seven years, the report said.
- While the attainment of poor children from other ethnic backgrounds is improving faster than that of poor white children.
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