Tag: exam results

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Here are the trend tables for A-level results in the UK since 2014, showing whether results have gone up or down for all subjects combined, and each subject...
Bulletin
A-level results day is here! As usual, we will be celebrating everyone’s successes, but with a particular interest in secondary modern pupils. There are close to 300 schools...
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This year’s A-level results are expected to show a surge in performance among boys, despite a fall in top grades overall due to changes in the way the...
Experts
The evidence base for exam results is becoming less valid as the system moves back to wholly end-of-course testing, says Harry Torrance There are good reasons, rooted in...
Experts
Education secretary Justine Greening announced today that a grade 4 will now be considered “a standard pass”, while grade 5 will be called a “strong pass”. So what’s...
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School leaders want MPs to fight the government’s “grossly unfair and discriminatory” Progress 8 measure that will award three times more points to pupils moving between top grades...
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The number of exam grades that were changed after being re-marked has dropped by 25 per cent this year, with fewer schools and pupils also requesting reviews following...
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Pupils in primary schools across the country vary in their progress – under the government’s new value-added measure – in some kinds of schools than others, government data...
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A prep school boasting of its impressive record of getting pupils to grammar school has been rapped by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for exaggerating its 11-plus successes....
Experts
GCSE results out. Ofqual have released numbers showing the dips and rises in school numbers. It shows a quirk with science. Each year on results day Ofqual produce...
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The 2016 GCSE results are out and show a sharp fall of 2.1 percentage points in the pass rate, down to 66.9 per cent for A*-C grades. The...