Across the borough, Year 11 pupils will this morning be opening envelopes with baited breath. But the grades they will have earned will no longer be lettered – so here’s our guide to the new-look numbered GCSE grades.
Staff and students at Queens Park Community School were celebrating an exceptional range of GCSE results this morning — and headteacher Judith Enright paid tribute to her pupils for rising to the “definitely more challenging” new exams.
In three weeks time we will see the first cohort of GCSE students decipher a mix of letters and numbers in their results. Here’s our guide to the new numerical grading system and what it means for pupils.
Danny Coyle, the school’s newly appointed head teacher, told the Times he was delighted to announce that the number of students achieving A* to C grades has risen from 35 per cent to 48 per cent this year.
Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.