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Army Cadets attend STEM event

Army Cadets attend STEM event

During the half-term holiday, Army Cadets from around the UK were chosen to attend a STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) camp, hosted at Westdown Camp, Salisbury Plain. The six-day camp consisted of a series of activities and short lessons on how the modern British Army makes use of the wide range of technology it […]

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New Maths GCSEs too hard!

New Maths GCSEs too hard!

Exam boards have been asked to re-write the new maths GCSEs as the exam regulator says they are ‘too hard’. They only have six weeks before students will be studying this syllabus. Students who are currently in year 9 will be sitting these examinations in the summer of 2017 when they reach year 11. Instead […]

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GCSE results expected today

GCSE results expected today

Teenagers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be receiving their GCSE results today.

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Extreme Physics

Extreme Physics

Extreme Physics is on again this year and it is a must for all budding scientists.

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Ofqual to change GCSE exam markings

Ofqual to change GCSE exam markings

Ofqual (the regulatory board for education) have changed the marking of the GCSE results so that teachers will have a better understanding of student’s levels. They are changing the marking of GCSE’s because a large amount of students are earning A* or just A grades. Now with this new number system Ofqual hope that teachers […]

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1…2…3…Breathe

1…2…3…Breathe

1…2…3…BREATHE! You can breathe out now, the January exam period is nearly over.

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School girl skydives

School girl skydives

Thousands of students across Britain will be sitting their exams this summer. One young girl Sian, aged 15 from Wales, is looking forward to it more then most.

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Exam saga

Exam saga

Modular exams for GCSE students could soon be a thing of the past.

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GCSEs: time for change

GCSEs: time for change

Surely, to achieve true success, there must be an element of challenge. A challenge that perhaps is not supplied in the current tests.

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Decision Time

Decision Time

For many Year 9s, the options choices that arrive in January are the summit of all the hard choices they have had to make up until now.