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 [...]
Choice of reading matter does make a difference, data from PISA suggests
Is it of benefit to most pupils? And does it help disadvantaged boys?
And in which subjects are pupils being entered early?