We know that Welsh parents want to know how local schools are performing.
Data of this kind is becoming more readily available. The site gives parents a clearer picture of how schools across Wales are performing.
Improving openness and transparency of school statistics will also allow parents to have more informed discussions about raising standards in our schools.
We want to encourage parents to engage in the school improvement debate and so we are providing them with the information to do so.
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