We have the first set of results under the new 9-1 GCSEs Maths, English language and English literature form the first wave of GCSEs to be reformed in England, with 9-1 numerical grades awarded instead of letters. In the new, ‘fat’ maths GCSE – so-called, because of the extra content that’s been added to it [...]
Attainment has improved in many subjects, with changes in entry patterns a big part of the reason why
Subjects such as the sciences have seen drops in the share of top grades awarded. Why?
A look at the grades awarded at the top end of the scale.