Current Affairs

BREAKING: Government U-turn on admissions policy

The government has today announced a U-turn in its assessment policy for A-Levels and GCSEs in England, following several days of outrage from students, parents and teachers alike. Pupils’ grades will now be based on teacher assessments alone, with exams regulator Ofqual confirming that the controversial algorithm has been scrapped. The news comes as more Read More…

Current Affairs

High speed ahead as Johnson gives green light to controversial rail line

Boris Johnson announced on Tuesday that the High Speed 2 (HS2) rail line will indeed go ahead after months of debate. The first phase, between London and Birmingham, will be completed between 2028 and 2031, whilst the second phase extending to Leeds and Manchester is due to finish by 2040, according to the Department for Read More…