Schools

Schools can help eradicate outdated myth that physics isn’t for girls

Recent comments by ‘Britain’s strictest headteacher’ suggesting girls ‘naturally’ don’t like physics, are damaging and outdated, writes Rachel Youngman

James Carr
Rachel Youngman
Schools

Salary top-ups for new teachers boost retention rates by 23%

Findings show bonuses can help fix staff shortages, researchers say, but one in five teachers still leave in some...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exam results

GCSE results 2021: Physics

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

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

GCSE results 2021: PE records biggest rise in top grades

Physical education recorded the largest rise in top GCSE grades, while grades 7 or above issued in maths and...

James Carr
James Carr
Exam results

A-level results 2021: Physics

Here are the trends in A-level physics for 2021. There was a slight rise in the proportion of A*...

James Carr
James Carr
Opinion

Exams may have got easier, but pupils have an appetite for hard questions

Exam question changes in the past two decades have often been made for clarity and “accessibility”, says Tim Oates....

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Exam results

Physics GCSE results

Sophie Scott
Sophie Scott
Exam results
Sophie Scott