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Poorer pupils missing out

Poorer pupils missing out

6:23am 1st April 2010

Children from poorer backgrounds are being short-changed in North Yorkshire's schools.

That's according to Save The Children.
It's found, kids from less wealthy backgrounds are 40% more likely to fail there GCSEs than their better-off classmates.

Meanwhile a group of MPs say kids should have at least  one school trip a term. They say there is not enough at the moment and put it done to fears over health and safety.

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