Tag Archive: Exams

A guide to choosing GCSE’S

January 20, 2020 1:41 pm
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The parents' guide to new-style GCSE selection: from the STEM and coding crazes to the new most prestigious subjects that may actually help your child succeed in life

Primary school league tables

December 14, 2019 10:33 am
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New primary school league table data for England has been published by the Department for Education. The tables are based on how 11-year-olds in each school performed in national curriculum tests - or Sats - taken at the end of primary school

Are GCSE’s needed?

September 16, 2019 1:05 pm
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Tougher GCSEs have been devised when there’s no need for a national qualification at that age, says Bernard Trafford

Watches to be banned from exams?

September 10, 2019 10:46 am
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All watches should be banned from exam halls to discourage cheating, says an inquiry into the extent of malpractice in exams taken by pupils across the UK.

Do we need a grade 10 at GCSE?

September 4, 2019 12:08 pm
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Some independent schools had a majority of GCSE entries awarded at grade 9 this year, with the ISC suggesting there is 'room for a grade 10'