Will Heaven

With retakes and crammer courses, no student’s chances are beyond redemption

Will Heaven on what to do if you haven’t made the grades

Every year — according to Fleet Street legend — the Telegraph prints a lovely photograph on its front page after the A-level results are published. It shows happy, bright young ladies clutching important letters and leaping into the air with glee. These lissom blondes are, of course, the students with straight As.

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