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University entry soars for London poor

Almost two-thirds of disadvantaged pupils taking A-levels in inner London go into higher education – more than better off pupils outside the capital.
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Cambridge raises science entry offer

Students who hope to take up a place on a science degree course at Cambridge University will need to score higher grades in their A-levels from 2015.
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Call to delay GCSE entry changes

Michael Gove is asked to delay last-minute exam system changes aimed at stopping schools in England “gaming” the league tables.
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Gove acts to block early GCSE entry

Education secretary Michael Gove is to change school leagues tables in England to stop them “gaming the league table system” by encouraging pupils to take GCSEs early.
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University entry figures settle down after entry fees blip

The number of students accepted into university this year is up by nine per cent on last year’s figures, official statistics reveal.


    








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University entry figures settle down after entry fees blip

The number of students accepted into university this year is up by nine per cent on last year’s figures, official statistics reveal.


    








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University entry levels reach 49%

The latest official estimates show university numbers in England rising to record levels, with higher rates for women.
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Lower university entry grades and let in more sports prodigies, says ex-Olympian Steve Cram

Universities in the UK should start lowering their entry requirements to let in more students with sporting talent, according to an Olympic athlete turned university chancellor.

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Lower university entry grades and let in more sports prodigies, says ex-Olympian Steve Cram

Universities in the UK should start lowering their entry requirements to let in more students with sporting talent, according to an Olympic athlete turned university chancellor.




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School entry appeals ‘may be unfair’

Parents whose children fail to get into academies or faith schools in England may not get a fair right of appeal, says an official legal watchdog.
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