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School head defends ‘soft’ A Level options over ‘boring science stuff’

Dr Keith Gilberts, headteacher of Saxthrupton High School in Norfolk, has defended a new range of ‘A’ Level subjects offered to students, which he claims are ‘just as demanding as traditional tough subjects like maths, physics, and media studies’.

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Posted: Feb 5th, 2011
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Gang initiation tests ‘getting easier’ claim critics

‘All candidates need to do is glare menacingly at a pensioner whilst wearing a hoodie.’

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Posted: Aug 21st, 2010
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Outrage as BBC footage of A-level students getting results is actually a repeat

reporting of results 'getting easier'‘Every year it’s the same. Two of them do really well and say, ‘Oh my God! Oh my God! I can’t believe it,’ while the other one looks a bit disappointed but puts on a brave face for the cameras.’

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Posted: Aug 19th, 2010
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Girls expected to outperform boys in opening GCSE and A-level results

‘Girls far outperform boys in hysterics, histrionics and dramatic effects when they open their exam results,’ said Professor Sheila Sweeney.

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Posted: Aug 9th, 2010
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Teachers lament declining standards of parent-written coursework

'Well, I'd say it was completely this, but it's, like, totally up to you...'‘Parents are consistently failing to reach the standard of sham coursework required for GCSE and A-Level.’

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Posted: Nov 4th, 2009
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