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In the news: Thousands more gcse passes for sixth formers (21/8/2015)

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Last updated on 21 August 2015
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This year's GCSE results reveal that many more pupils aged 17 and over sat GCSE exams. This is in part due to a new requirement for those who do not pass English and/or maths at GCSE to resit the exams. However, critics have questioned whether this approach is beneficial for older pupils.

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