Brent schools show improvement but are dominated by other boroughs in London
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Schools across Brent have seen encouraging signs of improvement but have been dominated in the league tables of top schools in London.
Figures released today by education watchdog Ofsted shows that 78 per cent of primary schools are rated as good or outstanding in 2012 -2013.
Secondary schools in the borough recorded better figures with 87 per cent achieving the top grades.
Cllr Michael Pavey, Brent Council’s lead member for children and families, said: “The figures are good but there is still room for improvement.
“We will keep working hard to get our schools up to the highest standard.”
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Primary and secondary schools in Brent rank 26 and 21, respectively, out of the 32 local authorities in the city.
Camden boasts table topping figures, with all schools in the borough labelled as good or outstanding while Barking and Dagenham was the worst with almost four in 10 primary pupils in the area attending schools that are not good enough; and one in 10 secondary pupils suffer education that is inadequate
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