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Pupils in England are busy revising for the reformed GCSEs that will be graded 9 to 1 this summer. Yet, 'huge uncertainty' still surrounds how they will be marked, according to a leading teachers' union ('New 9-1 GCSE grades 'creating uncertainty for schools', BBC News, 17 Apr. 2017). At sixes and … [Read more...] about Confused about the New GCSE System?
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Pupils with Asperger syndrome are usually of average or above average intelligence and keen to continue into further and higher education. But what support is available for children and young people to enable them to succeed at school and university? Asperger syndrome is an autistic spectrum … [Read more...] about Support for Students with Aspergers Syndrome