Disadvantaged pupils ‘worst affected’ by post-pandemic GCSE mark down

Joe Lepper
Thursday, August 24, 2023

Education sector leaders have raised concerns that pupils from disadvantaged communities are among the worst affected by a failure to consider the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on GCSE grading.

Overall GCSE results are similar to 2019, figures show. Picture: dgl images/Adobe Stock
Overall GCSE results are similar to 2019, figures show. Picture: dgl images/Adobe Stock

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