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Will history GCSE results drop this summer?

OFQUAL has warned that tough new GCSEs in history and English literature will hit pupils’ grades this summer.

In a letter to the exam boards, Ofqual said work to “strengthen” the qualifications could lead to “more variation in individual schools’ results”.

The number of teenagers gaining top grades in the subjects could drop when results are published [...]

New GCSE Crime and Punishment Edexcel : Do we really have to teach Jack the Ripper?

Crime and Punishment Edexcel : Do we really have to teach Jack the Ripper?

 

Many centres are keen to teach Crime and Punishment for the new GCSE. Some are less keen on Edexcel’s option. As one contributor to a recent History Forum wrote recently,

The thing that puts me off teaching Edexcel Crime is the way it’s [...]