Last refreshed at 15:37 25 Regal 2006
Private school boss called for harder A-level questions today as comes about appeared that almost half of all grades granted to their understudies were As this year.
Figures for 31,700 understudies in 484 autonomous schools out today appeared they performed reliably better than their peers in the state sector, scoring twofold the number of top marks.
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But so numerous 18-year-olds are getting top grades that colleges battle to recognize the brightest students, the Autonomous Schools Board said.
ISC executive Edward Gould said A-levels ought to be changed to present harder questions. Clergymen are as of now considering a new A review what’s more, how to make the exams more challenging.
Mr Gould said: “The issue of a need of separation among those picking up the top review proceeds to cause concern especially to universities.
“It is to be trusted that any recommendations for further separation at the most astounding level will be connected to more testing what’s more, requesting questions what’s more, not measurable cutting of the current evaluation regime.”
Ministers what’s more, authorities are debating regardless of whether to present harder questions to A-level papers taken by all hopefuls in a subject, or, on the other hand to set the more testing questions in a separate, discretionary segment of the exam.
The Government’s exams counselors have cautioned that making the harder questions discretionary would hazard restricting how numerous understudies handle them, undermining the point of the reforms.
But clergymen have questioned to making the harder questions fundamental to the papers since it would change the measures of the exams.
The comes about appeared 47.9% of grades granted to understudies at ISC autonomous schools in Britain what’s more, Ridges were As this year, up from last year’s 46%. The national normal for A grades was 24.1%.
Just 0.6% of sections fizzled to get at slightest a review E, looked at to a national normal of 3.4%.
Three-quarters of grades in free schools – 74.3% – were As what’s more, Bs this year.
The top private school at A-level was Winchester.