Concerns Continue About GCSE Resits Policy

The sector remains concerned about the impact of the Government’s GCSE resit policy which requires all learners not achieving a good grade (a ‘C’ or a ‘4’) in English and maths have to resit. Latest GCSE results show the resit pass rates falling and the numbers resitting due to increase, putting more pressure on providers. Click here for an analysis of the issue in the TES and here for a press release from AELP lobbying for a change of policy to allow functional skills qualifications as an alternative.