GCSE resits cause ‘significant problems’, says Ofsted boss | BBC News | toomanysusans

Forcing resits on teenagers who do not get good GCSEs in English and maths is causing “significant problems”, the new head of Ofsted has argued.

Amanda Spielman said the policy, introduced in 2013, was “well intentioned” but questioned whether it was “the right way forward”.She pointed out that only a third of students managed to improve their GCSE grades in resits last year.

Ministers say they aim to develop “credible” alternatives to resits.

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