Wednesday, 11 December 2013
Tameside: Bottom Of The Class Yet Again
Salford and Tameside are among just a handful of areas nationwide in which more than half of youngsters attend high schools rated 'adequate' or worse. In the first report of its kind, the education inspectorate raises major concerns over the situation.
While in Bury 95pc of pupils attend a high school with one of the top two ratings, in Salford the figure is 47pc – and in Tameside, 46pc. Read the full article: Manchester Evening News
This damning report does not make good reading. There are many good things about Tameside but if you asked someone from another part of Greater Manchester what is Tameside famous for would they answer:
1 The Moors Murderers
2 Dr Harold Shipman
3 Dale Creegan
4 Tameside Hospital Death Rates
5 UK's Heart Disease Capital
Or last but not least
6 Worst Schools In The Country?