Our house is feeling slightly more stressed than normal, and that is down to upcoming mock exams. The lovely girl is in year 11 at school and will be taking her GCSE esams next summer – and this is the first year of the new exams to be graded 1 – 9 with a new syllabus. 366 more words
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This is a Telegraph article about the debilitating effect that ‘teaching to the test’ has on learning and learners. Extending GCSEs to a three year course merely swallows up more time chasing content, rather than building skills and attitudes.