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Ofqual

Ofqual Will Make Top Grades In French & German More Achievable

Ofqual will make it easier for GCSE students to achieve top grades in French & German as of this summer. This comes amidst fears that “severe” grading is making students less likely to take the subjects. Read on to get all the information on the new grading system!

british sign language gcse

British Sign Language GCSE: Department for Education Want It ASAP

At long last, it seems like we’re edging close to a British Sign Language GCSE. Ministers are pushing forward with the plans, and have promised to consult on draft content next year! Read on to get all the latest details!

test scores

Test Scores: Should They Be Lower For Summer-Born Students?

Should students born in the summer have lower expectations when it comes to test scores? According to several education experts, they should. This comes as the latest move in tackling the inherent disadvantage that faces younger students. Read on to find out exactly what the experts are suggesting and what might happen next!

school funding

School Funding: Schools Hit By 17% Increase In Exam Costs

At this point, you’re all very much aware of how big of an issue the school funding crisis is. Well, now things seem to be getting even worse. Ofqual’s first-ever exam price guide has revealed that exam costs have increased 17 per cent over the last three years. Read on to find out about the impact this increase is having.

gcse results

GCSE Results: Non-EBacc Subjects Face Bleak & Worrying Drop

This year’s GCSE results reveal a further drop in non-EBacc subjects. Union heads have expressed concern over the “worrying” and bleak” future of creative subjects. Read on to see just what the statistics tell us about the future of EBacc!