According to new Ofqual data, the number of students taking AS-levels has declined by 42 per cent.
The summer 2017 GCSE and A Level entry figures show that in 2016 there were 1,143,950 entrants which have dropped to 660,200 this year.
The Ofqual report stated that this year’s drastic drop “continues a trend” from last year – the first where new reformed AS subjects no longer count towards a student’s final A-level grade.
However the drop last year was only 14 per cent. Ofqual stated the fall was down to the government’s policy reforms.
The data also concludes that overall in 2017, entries in EBacc GCSE subject has increased by nine per cent from last year and non-EBacc has decreased by 11 per cent.
Statistics by the Child Measurement Programme revealed a rise in the number of obese four to five-year-olds over the last two years.
A new report by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) shows that in maths, the performance of disadvantaged pupils in England is in the lower half of developed countries.
New research by the Sutton Trust shows that nearly half of academy leaders in England believe autonomy associated with their status has either had “no effect or a negative impact” in the classroom.
Research by the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) shows that schools are being asked to provide evidence which inspectors are not supposed to request.
Schools across Wales are set to share a cash pot of over £90 million in 2018-19 in order to help disadvantaged learners.
UK is the third most cashless society in the world, after Canada and Sweden, which were found to be ahead of the trend in discarding cash.
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