Girls significantly achieve higher than boys in English SATs in key stage 2. Factors behind this.
The rational of this study is to see whether girls achieve higher than boys in Key stage 2 English SATs, as previous research has shown the gap between gender attainments. Since the 1960s it was shown that gender inequality impacted on education attainment. Due to society disparity, boys and girls were treated differently within schools, classrooms by teachers, parents and peers. But later on in the 1970s and 80s feminist started to question why girls underachieved and found that this was due to the divided of the curriculum, girls were expected to choose subjects that would later... View More »