| A Loughborough Grammar School student celebrates his GCSE
GREENWOOD ACADEMY, CASTLE VALE Part of Academies Enterprise Trust, the academy has performed well under the new, tougher GCSE
exams with 47 per cent securing 9-4 in both Maths and English The Academy has seen some strong improvements over the last year.
She then went on to finish the rest of her GCSEs
'I got so stressed about my GCSE
results I took an overdose'
"There's a lot of debate around whether GCSEs
are too easy or too hard, so we hope by creating this quiz we can offer some insight into what students are actually having to do to progress in their education, and maybe families or friends will be more understanding and empathetic as a result."
"State schools have dealt with changes to GCSEs
really well, but there is no doubt that we have seen huge upheaval with increased stress for pupils and workload for teachers.
out English Language was the most commonly changed GCSE
grade, with 26,395 students getting a higher mark on appeal.
Wirral Grammar School for boys was sixth with a GCSE
rate of 94% and an English Baccalaureate rate of 75%; and St Anselm's College in Birkenhead was seventh, with GCSE
passes of 90% and English Baccalaureate of 68%.
"Further research is needed, but parents who are concerned about their child's GCSE
grade might consider limiting his or her screen time."
Courses will no longer be divided into different modules and students will take all their exams in one period at the end of their two-year GCSE
The Government has revealed the latest stage of its plans for GCSE
reform, setting out information on the content of new GCSEs
in key subjects including English, maths, science and the humanities.