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GCSE Results 2021: Business Studies

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

James Carr
James Carr
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GCSE results 2021: Top grades rise to 30%, while disadvantaged gap widens

Three in ten GCSE results handed out this year were top grades, with the number of pupils scoring a...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Next year’s exams could be statistically contentious if we don’t act now

Clear conversations about next year’s exams are needed right away, writes Sharon Witherspoon The last two years have been...

Jess Staufenberg
Sharon Witherspoon
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‘Permanently rebase’ exam grades to 2020 levels, says former DfE adviser

Exam grades should be “permanently rebased” to 2020 levels despite fears about “baking in” grade inflation, a report by...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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DfE set to pay majority of £10k medical school move incentives

The Department for Education is set to stump up most of the cash for a scheme which will pay...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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A-level results 2021: Top grades rise to 44% in record-breaking year

The proportion of top A-level grades handed out this year has increased to more than 44 per cent following...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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A-level results 2021: Private schools see bigger jump in top grades

Private schools have seen a bigger jump in the number of top grades than state schools in this year’s...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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A-level results 2021: Attainment gap widens for black and poorer pupils

Longstanding attainment gaps for both black and poorer students have widened, but Ofqual is unable to untangle whether this is...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Six things we learned about Ofqual from its annual report

Ofqual received more than 7,000 phone calls last August over the exams fiasco, new figures show. The exams regulator...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger