Boys' achievement in secondary schools

11 Jul 2008 Ofsted

Ref: 1659

In 1996 Ofsted published The gender divide which highlighted the gap between the performance of boys and girls. Since then the attainment of boys has continued to lag behind girls. This report follows up some of the issues raised in The gender divide and identifies approaches used to raise boys’ attainment. Yes he can - schools where boys write well reports on writing in English in greater depth.

Available downloads

File name File type File size
pdf Boys' achievement in secondary schools (PDF format).pdf pdf 338.28 KB

Published in

Reports are presented in either AdobePDF or Microsoft® Word format.

Download the Adobe Reader software directly from Adobe.

Download the Word View software directly from Microsoft.

Annual Report 2012/13