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Poorer pupils twice as likely to fail key GCSEs

Analysis shows reversal in attainment gap between poor pupils and wealthy classmates Disadvantaged pupils are almost twice as likely to fail GCSE maths as their wealthier classmates, according to research that lays bare the attainment gap between rich …

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‘Students don’t see the value’: why A-level English is in decline

An emphasis on Stem subjects and a dull GCSE course are blamed for fewer pupils taking the examTim Edwards* is an English teacher in a secondary school in a relatively deprived part of east London. He’s passionate about his subject, but is watching it …