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Education News

School does U-turn on A-levels

One of the country's top independent schools has reversed a decision to abandon A-levels.

The U-turn could prove the first of many among schools who decided to move away from A-levels because of fears they had been "dumbed down".

King's College School in Wimbledon, London, had jettisoned A-levels five years ago.