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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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A-level exam result stories still dominating British press

The British public has been left reeling under a relentless onslaught of supposedly newsworthy stories about this year’s A-level exam results.

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Posted: Aug 20th, 2009
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Reporting on exams is getting too easy, complain students

Recent Ofcom statistics reveal that the past 22 years has seen a consistent year-on-year increase of newspaper articles about exam results.

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Posted: Jul 16th, 2009
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