Rolling coverage as youngsters find out how they did under new grading system introduced for most subjects in England
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Research from the National Citizen Service (NCS) has suggested that students aren’t confident that the new grading system won’t represent their grades, and that the majority feel they have suffered more stress as a result of the new system.
I’m well aware of the stresses of GCSE exams. It’ll be one of the most stressful experiences for 16 year olds and the confusion around the new grading system is likely to add to concerns, especially as they’re not yet widely recognised by employers.