Exam results

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
News

A third of EAL pupils ‘fluent’ in English, new analysis shows

More than a third of school pupils whose first language isn’t English are fluent in the language, new government...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

English GCSE mismatch puts university offers at risk

Pupils are in danger of missing out on higher education due to a “mismatch” between university expectations and the...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

GCSE English and maths requirement blamed for ‘cliff-edge drop’ in early years recruitment

The low number of pupils achieving a GCSE in English and maths has been blamed for a recruitment crisis...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

GCSE resits soar as students rush to last-chance retakes

The number of students taking GCSE resits in English and maths has soared by nearly a quarter as youngsters...

John Dickens
John Dickens
News

GCSE resit changes cost schools £6 million

Schools and colleges have lost almost £6 million in funding this year as a result of new rules around...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

A lack of fluent thinking

There are not enough teachers to teach the mandatory Ebacc modern foreign language. In the spirit of détente, Leora...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

Nobody puts EAL in the corner

A DfE-convened national working party on English as an additional language is long overdue. Practitioners, researchers and the subject...

Diane Leedham
Diane Leedham