So the boys have 3 potential chances to pass but the girls only have 2.....just a different way of looking at it
As a parent, yes, absolutely. Trying to explain that to a 10 year old boy that he's "lucky" to have extra work and extra papers to sit as he gets more chances is a tough call
Exactly Mandy21 - thankfully DS was unaware that he had more material to cover than his female classmates. I think he would have found it a bit demotivating.
I do find it curious that people think that because we have a choice of whether to enter the exam process or not means we 'mustn't grumble'
The fact that we choose to go down this path is kind of irrelevant to the fact that boys have to do more under the current system.
Let's see if AGSB decide to join the consortium for 2018 entry...