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GCSE

General Certificate of Secondary Education. An academic qualification awarded to a secondary school student in one of several subjects in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (Scotland awards a “Standard Grade”). GCSE courses are chosen by the students themselves in Year 9 and begun in Year 10, unless the subject material (e.g., mathematics, science) is too extensive to complete in two years. Virtually all students take GCSEs in English, mathematics and science; other GCSE subjects include English literature, a modern foreign language, and design and technology.
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Ofqual began an investigation into this summer's GCSE English results amid an outcry from schools.
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