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Stamford School headmaster says scrapping GCSEs permanently would be a positive legacy from the coronavirus crisis

Hundreds of pupils who were due to take GCSEs this summer will not now sit the exams.

Here Headmaster of Stamford School Nick Gallop explains why the coronavirus pandemic presents an opportunity to review whether or not exams taken by 15 and 16-year-olds are the best way to assess them...

"Our education system – just like most of the rest of the UK’s social and economic institutions, and along with all pupils, families and teaching staff – faces truly unprecedented challenges.

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