More than 90,000 GCSE and A-level results were changed after challenges to grades awarded this summer – the highest on record and an increase of 17% compared with last year. Exam regulator Ofqual says there were more than 572,000 queries over grades – an increase of 27%. Head teachers have complained about the quality of marking and the damaging impact of incorrect grades.
Ofqual is launching a consultation to overhaul the appeals system.
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