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GCSE results 2021: English Literature

Here are the trends in the latest English Literature GCSE results for summer 2021. The proportion of grade 9...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exam results

GCSE results 2021: English

Here are the trends in the latest English GCSE results for summer 2021. The proportion of grade 9 results...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exam results

A-level results 2021: English Literature

Here are the trends in English literature A-level for 2021. The proportion of A* grades increased by almost a...

James Carr
James Carr
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Campaign calls for BAME author quotas in GCSE study lists

Exam boards should ensure “at least a quarter of authors” in GCSE English literature specifications are from ethnic minority...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

Every child can read – don’t write them off

We must stop rating reading skills on a bell curve – it lets us leave struggling pupils behind, says...

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Opinion

Easy books aren’t the route to a lifelong love of reading

Forget the pap: kids should have access to good quality books to get them to read, says Katie Ashford....

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Expert Contributor
Opinion

Let the teens read Mills & Boon!

Kids should be exposed to all kinds of books (and that includes Mills & Boon), says Joy Ballard. As...

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Christmas appeal: literacy charity Hackney Pirates needs help to get shipshape again

Schools Week is making a Christmas appeal for our readers to help an education charity that was left “shipwrecked”...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Opinion

How to answer the interview question: ‘What are you reading?’

Seven teachers, heads and trust chief executives let slip the interview answers they’d like to hear I have a shockingly...

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