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Sir Keir Starmer condemns changes to how exams are decided as 'shambolic'

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Sir Keir Starmer condemns changes to how exams are decided as 'shambolic'

Sir Keir Starmer condemns changes to how exams are decided as 'shambolic'

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer calls the changes to how exams results aredecided "shambolic" as he meets teachers at Wakefield College to discussresults days.

The Department for Education brought in a "triple lock" onTuesday evening, which means results will be the highest out of pupils'estimated grades, their mocks and an optional written exam.


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