GCSE Grading Goes Ga-Ga. | Tom Sherrington

Ofqual has been doing its best to communicate the meaning of new GCSE grades to people.   Here’s their video:

It’s amusing to think there might be hints lurking in the relative heights of the paper piles. (There won’t be.).  There is also this handy ready reckoner for the conversion:

The problem has been with that dotted line in the middle. Today Justine Greening wrote this letter in which she explains that she wanted to give everyone more certainty about the value of the new GCSE Grade 4.  Whereas previously – outrageously – Nicky Morgan had decreed that only Grades 5-9 would be…

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