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Bradley welcomes Education Ministers statement on GCSE results but voices concerns at A/AS gradings

Maurice Bradley MLA, has welcomed a statement from the Department of Education and Minister Peter Weir that students getting GCSE results this week will be awarded the grades predicted by their teachers.

Bradley, a member of the Assembly’s Education Committee said: “I am pleased that the Minister has taken on Board concerns from parents, teachers and his own Education Committee and with the co-operation of the CCEA has been minded to change the criteria for this week’s GCSE results.

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“I had written to the Minister over the weekend, voicing my concerns and those of the many parents that had been in contact with me since Thursday, regarding the A and AS results.

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“It is my hope that this criteria can now be applied for those students who will be appealing their A/As Level results. “

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