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New ratings system shows how schools are performing

Parents can find out how their children's schools have been rated with the results of a new colour-coded system revealed.

The 238 best performing schools have been rated green, while 81 schools have been rated "red" for needing the most improvement.

Education Minister Huw Lewis said there is "no hiding place" under the replacement for the controversial school banding.

But one teaching union said the change would "anger many schools".

BBC Wales Education Correspondent Arwyn Jones reports.

  • 29 Jan 2015
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