Gap between best and worst GCSE areas in Wales widens

The gap in GCSE performance between the best and worst areas in Wales has widened – and is at its worst point in five years.

In high performing Monmouthshire, a Conservative-run administration, 67% of all GCSEs were recorded as A* to C grades.

Community groups enjoy cash windfall

Clwyd West AM Darren Millar has welcomed news that community groups in Conwy and Denbighshire are to benefit from the latest round of National Lottery funding.

New charity gives to local charities

Clwyd West Assembly Member Darren Millar has welcomed news that charities in his constituency have been awarded grants in Hanfod Cymru’s second round of small grants.

Closing attainment gap “isn’t just about money”

Affluent areas of Wales are failing pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds, according to a major new study.

Large gaps between the attainment of children from poorer and better-off backgrounds are revealed in the Social Mobility Commission report.