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.
More top news
Two men accused of robbing a teenager after holding a cake knife against his throat have both been locked up for six years today.
Economy Secretary dismisses calls for Carwyn Jones to go to Detroit by saying Ford Europe's manufacturing boss will decide on Bridgend jobs.
This year Bridgend will produce 144,000 engines for Jaguar Land Rover. Next year that will fall to 44,000