Education News Round-Up August 10th

Fewer pupils expecting to go to university, says survey
The number of secondary school pupils in England and Wales expecting to go on to university has fallen for the second year in a row, a survey has found.

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Medical school places to increase next year
An extra 500 medical school places in England have been confirmed for next year by the government.

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Pass rates hold steady as thousands receive exam results
The pass rate for Higher exams has dipped slightly but the total number of passes remained above 150,000 for a third successive year.

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Children’s exercise inquiry launched to boost activity
An inquiry into the barriers stopping children and young people becoming more physically active has been announced.

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