Will the impact be the same for all pupils? The short answer is no: the schools likely to do well are those with consistently good levels of attainment, such as grammar schools or leading independent schools, making them more likely to obtain a predictable share of good grades. Students in small courses with fewer than five candidates may also do well, since Ofqual has given teacher assessment a more influential role in that case. But the Guardian’s analysis suggests that comprehensive schools, with frequent annual fluctuation in class size and grades, will see more volatility. … [Read more...] about Exam results in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: Q&A
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