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Poor bright boys underachieving at GCSE, says charity

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The BBC covered new Sutton Trust research into poor bright underachieving boys.

Bright boys from poorer backgrounds in England “seriously underachieve” at GCSE, according to research from the Sutton Trust education charity.

After comparing test results at primary school with how children perform at GCSE, researchers say more than a third of poorer boys underperform.

The Sutton Trust says too many schools “lack the support” for these students.

The government says the attainment gap between rich and poor children is narrowing.

Read the full article here.