At least 143 secondary schools are at risk of being labelled as failing after they were affected by the GCSE English grading
A spokesman from the Department for Education said, "It's right that minimum expectations of schools should continue to rise." In addition Michael Gove, the Education Secretary has said in the past that he wants to abolish GCSE's and introduce 'explicitly harder' O-Levels.
Teachers who accused exam boards of marking some GCSE papers too harshly have called for an inquiry into the matter after
So the top GCSE grades have fallen for the first time in history - but Michael Gove says it's nothing to do with him. However
The proportion of GCSEs awarded at least a C grade has fallen for the first time in the exam's history amid a row over "shifting
So, they thought trying to decide what to wear for their Year 11 Prom was stressful?
Revolutions in education take time. Michael Gove knows that only too well and it is unclear just how long he has to achieve what he wishes to. But to his credit, two years in, we are starting to see some encouraging signs. Last week's marginal decline in the number of A* and A grades at A level compared to 2011 might seem minor, but it is arresting a 21 year trend of suspicious grade inflation.
Another factor to consider is what specific subjects do universities require for entry? Obvious ones like Medicine require Biology and Chemistry, not so obvious is Mathematics as a pre-requisite for some Psychology courses.
Four siblings who fled war-torn Afghanistan are celebrating after notching up a string of top A-levels between them. The
An overhaul of GCSE coursework has been damaging to modern foreign language classes, according to a report by the exams regulator