The report reveals 80 primary schools and 50 secondaries inspected this year have not been rated good at any point since 2005.

Hundreds of underperforming schools are continuing to fail pupils despite targeted investment and attention, a report by the new chief inspector of schools has revealed.

The Ofsted Annual Report has shown that 90% of primaries and 79% of secondary schools are now rated as good or outstanding.

But of around 20,000 schools, 500 of those for children aged four to 11 and 200 for over-11s have required improvement at their last two inspections.

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