Charity report reveals 'poverty gap' in education

A report written by young people has found that some children in Wales aren't achieving their full potential at school because they're living in poverty.

The group of young researchers are working with Save the Children. They found a 34% gap in attainment between youngsters living in low income households compared to their better off classmates by the time they reach their GCSEs

Our Education Correspondent Joanna Simpson went to meet one of the report authors who has experienced deprivation at first hand.

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'Poverty gap' in education

Some children in Wales are not achieving their full potential at school because they live in poverty, says charity Save the Children. By GCSE level there is a 34% gap between children living in low income households and their better off classmates.