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

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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."


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