Disadvantaged children fall behind before they even start school
Over half of disadvantaged children on the North Yorkshire Coast did not achieve a good level of development at age five, compared to only a third of their more advantaged peers.
Four wards in Scarborough and Whitby have the highest level of need across the country
This literacy vulnerability directly impacts the area's levels of education, income and unemployment.
Levels of reading enjoyment on the North Yorkshire Coast are lower than the national average
Just over a quarter of children read outside school every day - compared to almost half nationally.
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