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Language learning gap widens between North and South of England


A report by the British Council found the language learning gap between the North and South of England is widening. The Language Trends Survey 2017 revealed that in summer 2016, 65 per cent of pupils in inner London took a language GCSE compared with just 43 per cent in the North East. Participation rates over the last three years indicate that London is the only region where the percentage of pupils taking languages to GCSE is increasing.