Buckinghamshire Minority Education Concern. BMEC Response to Buckinghamshire Standards Report 2014/2015
Riaz Ahmed 17/6/15
The biggest concern, as for the past 55 years (1960), is the gap between the advantaged and disadvantaged still stands at -41%, Black Caribbean are -35%., Pakistani Mirpuri are - 38%.
The report highlights that “Bucks is a relatively affluent area” and has appointed “Champion for Children” to ensure all fulfil their potential.
BMEC states that, therefore there should no reason for the big Gap.
•85% pupil attend Good/ Outstanding Primary School. WARNING: These figures have been massaged to include Grammar and Private Schools.
•75% pupil attend Good/ Outstanding 2ndry School. P2. Again see previous Warning
•100% of Nursery are Good/ Outstanding - 85% pupils.P6
We question this as most non-selective secondries were rated Requires Improvement.
Early yearsPakistani -8%
Black Caribbean -5%p7Disadvantaged -10%
Primary KS1Black Caribbean & Pakistani-10%p11
Primary KS2Pakistani -11Mirpuri = -30%
Black Caribbean -20
BMEC states that the Gap increases with age
Secondary KS4. %5+A-C GCSE Pakistani-27 (70-51/70) Mirpuri = -38%
Black Caribbean-53 (70-33/70)
BMEC focus is to increase pupils attending non-selective to be Good/outstanding schools while these schools are rated RI.
Bucks Minority Education Concern Conference/Workshop
Saturday 26th September 2015