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Achievement gap: definition

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Last updated on 7 April 2017
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What constitutes a ‘gap’ in achievement? This article defines what an achievement gap is, and relays advice from Ofsted on whether the size of an achievement gap matters. We also link to information in the School Inspection Handbook on how Ofsted looks at achievement gaps during an inspection.

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