James Forsyth James Forsyth

Lies, damned lies and league tables

According to the school league tables published today no pupils at Eton are “achieving 5 A*-C GCSEs including English and maths”. How can that be? Well, Eton like various other top private school have abandoned GCSEs in certain subjects and instead have their pupils take international GCSEs which don’t count in the league tables.

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