Private School A-Levels Trending Downwards

Studies have found private schools in many states returning the lowest total A-levels in a decade. The findings add to the mounting pressure on schools to improve on their A-level results, which were down by 4% to 1.17m students last year. The benchmark exams are notoriously difficult, with A-levels falling a net1.6% in the past decade, according to experts. This year marks the first time that government attempts to overhaul the exams has led to significant jumps in results. In 2011, studies showed that almost a fifth of the top…

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