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Newspaper hacks celebrate ‘prettiest A level students ever’

‘In our day it was much more difficult to track down an attractive 18-year-old girl with good exam results to stick on the front page.’

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Posted: Aug 15th, 2014
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GCSEs to be replaced by Hunger Games

streaming at its best‘For too long, we have allowed young people to leave school without a basic grasp of mental arithmetic, grammar or machetes’.

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Posted: Aug 11th, 2014
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Michael Gove to make stupid children fight to the death

Education Secretary Michael Gove has unveiled controversial plans to make stupid eleven year olds fight to the death in arenas throughout England.

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Posted: Jul 17th, 2013
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GCSEs to be replaced with GOVEs

‘It is entirely coincidental that the proposed test rhymes with ‘cove’,’ declared the Secretary of State.

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Posted: Sep 18th, 2012
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Scandal as Media Studies AS-level exam accidentally features basic numeracy question

The UK’s exam bodies were again under scrutiny after an AS Level Media Studies exam paper featured an ‘impossible’ question requiring basic knowledge of the 7 times tables. Instead of the planned question ‘Discuss the need for media regulation,’ students were asked to solve the equation 7y = 63.

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Posted: Jun 11th, 2011
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