Students have expressed both joy and frustration at the government’s decision to allow predicted grades to inform their results.
Thousands of young people across the country were left with their plans for the future dashed after being downgraded by an algorithm which appeared to particularly impact high achieving students at lower-performing schools.
However, after the government announced it would allow the grades decided upon by teachers to stand – a decision that followed days of protests from pupils – many have expressed mixed feelings at the episode.
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