Tag Archives: GCSEs

Leaving it all behind

At Easter I finished my stint as the Leicester Mercury’s education correspondent to move to Brussels as a freelance journalist. It had been a thoroughly enjoyable four years covering one of the most interesting education patches in the country. But … Continue reading

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Sheer incompetence

I hate making mistakes. It goes to the very heart of what we do as journalists. If people stop believing what they read in the newspaper, they’ll very quickly stop reading it. And, as a reporter, if I make errors … Continue reading

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Promising news about GCSES

There are some indications that Leicester’s GCSE results could really be something to write home about next summer. After two or three years of steady progress by the schools with the lowest grades (apart from Fullhurst Community College where the … Continue reading

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