'Action needed' to help deaf pupils reach potential

The Welsh Goverment is facing demands to close the gap in the educational achievements of deaf children and their peers in our schools.

It comes after new figures reveal that deaf pupils are more than 40 percent less likely to achieve higher grade passes in their core subjects.

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'Close the gap' for deaf children

The National Deaf Children's Society in Wales is calling on Assembly Members to close the gap between deaf children and their peers at school. The Welsh Government says it is committed to ensuring all children reach their potential.