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PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 11:22 am 
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This is not really a regional thing - I am only posting here because it's my local area.

Has anybody looked at the tables and made sense of it?

I put a listing together for myself including most grammar schools accessible from here and the local comprehensives just for a comparison.

There are two different percentage scores, one giving a pupil percentage pass Maths and English only, the other for EBacc (Maths, English, Sciences, a language and either History or Geography).

Why is there a score just for Maths & English?

The EBacc seems to be the most basic subject selection a school can have (if it calles itself a comprehensive and even more so if it's a grammar school) - in my customised listing there is only one school that has entered 100% of pupils for EBacc.

I don't get it - shouldn't all schools have 100% - especially grammar schools?


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 11:53 am 
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You have to have language and geography or history for Ebacc. If you do geology but not history or geography then it doesn’t tick all the boxes for EBacc.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:38 pm 
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My DDs school, for instance, insist on the girls doing one of geography, history or RS. (They can do 2 or 3 if they wish), plus at least one language.

Those doing just RS won’t get the EBacc. Those doing history or geography will.

The school don’t worry about a measure that is limiting and somewhat artificial tbh, otherwise they would make all the girls do one from history or geography, without the option for RS.


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