• News Feeds
Page last updated at 09:51 GMT, Friday, 2 November 2012

'Now I can't do the A-levels I wanted'

The exams regulator Ofqual has blamed teachers for the GCSE exams fiasco, where it got more difficult to get a C grade between January and June of this year.

Ofqual say the first sets of tests were graded generously, with teachers apparently boosting their pupils' marks in tests that they the teachers assessed.

Rosie Wishart, who is 16 and sat her GCSE English exams over the summer, explained to Today presenter Justin Webb that because she was originally given a D grade in English, which was later remarked up to a C, she no longer could do the subjects that she originally wanted to sit at A-level.

"I can't do what I wanted to do at all now… I had a half an hour slot to in which I had to pick what [A-level] I wanted to… and I didn't even get to pick, it got picked for me."

Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific