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State school students ‘get better degrees’ than private school pupils with same A-levels

Students who attended state schools are more likely to get top degree passes than former independent school pupils with the same A-level grades, new research shows.












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Growing crisis over shortage of school places could lead to ‘titan’ secondary schools to cope with thousands of extra pupils

The growing crisis over the shortage of school places could see “titan” secondary schools swell to cope with thousands of extra pupils, despite concerns over the impact on children’s education.












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Scotland to introduce national primary school tests to ‘close gap between rich and poor pupils’

National testing is to be introduced in Scottish primary schools for the first time in more than a decade in an attempt to close the gap between rich and poor pupils, Nicola Sturgeon has said as she laid out her long term plans for the future of the country.












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New London free school will teach pupils in the same way as the ancient Greeks

A new free school will adopt the teaching methods of Ancient Greece to unlock the potential of its students.












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Schools should be ‘fined’ if pupils fail get C at English and maths GCSEs, think-tank says

Schools should be “fined” if their pupils fail to get at least a C grade in English and maths at GCSE, an influential think-tank says.












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Growing number of private school pupils ditch A-levels in favour of alternatives

A growing number of private pupils are taking alternatives to A-levels, independent school results show today.












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GCSE Edexcel Maths paper: Pupils remain defiant over ‘Hannah’s sweets’ problem

Hannah and her sweets caused quite a storm this year on Twitter as GCSE pupils took to the social media site to vent their frustrations over the ‘tricky’ Edexcel Mathematics paper.












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A-level results 2015: UK exam board OCR admits it ‘estimates’ hundreds of pupils’ grades after papers ‘go missing’

The country’s leading exam boards are ‘estimating’ hundreds of A-level grades every year in cases where papers have ‘gone missing’, it has been revealed.












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More than 50 pupils are being suspended from schools across England each day, new Department for Education figures show

More than fifty pupils are being suspended each day from schools across England for assaulting their teachers, a new government report reveals.












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Number of secondary school pupils to rise by 20 per cent in next 10 years

The number of secondary school pupils is set to increase by 20 per cent during the next 10 years, according to the latest statistics.












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