Education News Round-Up May 17th

Cuts put deaf children’s education at ‘breaking point’
Tom Bishop is 11 and deaf. The specialist teacher he had was a “life-line”, say his family.

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Exams: How do the new 9-1 GCSE grades work?
Thousands of teenagers across England, Wales and Northern Ireland are revising hard as they sit their GCSEs. But, in England, there have been major changes, with a new 9-1 grading system being phased in to reflect a more demanding curriculum. So what’s the new grading system all about?

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Watch ban imposed at GCSE and A-level exams
Pupils are being told to remove watches from their wrists before taking GCSE and A-level exams, to combat cheating.

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