Almost one in three GCSE pupils could get top marks today following the exam U-turn fiasco. The proportion with a grade 7 or higher – the equivalent of an old A/A* – is set to rise by almost 30 per cent due to the switch to teacher assessments. This could mean 1.5million grade 7s, 8s and 9s awarded in England, with up to 1,000 pupils gaining a clean sweep of 9s for the first time. With the proportion of A/A* equivalent grades set to rise by 30 per cent this year, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson is facing widespread calls for him to resign RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Teachers fight back over COVID safety: New York and Florida… The great exams fiasco continues: BTEC pupils must wait a… Share this article Share Williamson ‘was told algorithm was doomed SIX WEEKS ago but pressed on regardless’ by HENRY MARTIN for MailOnlineGavin Williamson was warned the exams algorithm was ‘doomed’ and could see thousands of students receive the wrong results, a senior Department for Education source has revealed. The source said former director-general Sir Jon Coles wrote to Mr Williamson six weeks ago to reveal his concerns about the Ofqual algorithm, claiming that it would… Read full this story
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