Andrew Mitchell



article 29 January 2015 UK
League tables show poor performance - but does it matter?

Changes made to exams mean schools are tripped up as they try to achieve a decent league table position, headteachers warn, as the number of secondaries considered under-performing doubles in a year.

article 10 December 2014 UK
Secondary school lesson (Getty)
Where are England's worst performing secondary schools?

As the chief inspector of schools warns that progress in primary schools is being undermined by a stalling of improvement in secondaries, Channel 4 News looks at some of the worst areas.

article 21 August 2014 UK
Andy Davies by GCSE results: the smiles, the hugs - and the relief

It was a tense morning for GCSE students opening their results at Severn Vale School in Quedgeley, Gloucester. Would more rigorous exams mean lower grades?

article 21 August 2014 UK
GCSE results: A* to C grades rise, but English scores fall

The latest exam results show a rise in the number of A* to C grades overall, but grades in English have fallen slightly, as exam chiefs say GCSE reforms have played a part in the changing trends.

article 14 August 2014 UK
A-level results are given out
Email blunder 'made results day worse' for student

An accidental email from Nottingham Trent university tells students "you do not meet the requirements for your original chosen course".

video 14 August 2014 UK

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A-level students: teenage optimism vs hard truths - video

It's A-level results day and before these students could fully enjoy themselves, Channel 4 News thought they'd go and tell them a few hard 'truths'.

article 14 August 2014 UK
Students reading A-level results (Reuters)
Missed your A-level grades? Overshot? What to do next

If you have not quite got the grades you were after, or perhaps have done better than predicted, what should you do next?

article 03 December 2013 World
Teenagers in the UK are failing to keep up with youngsters in many Asian countries in tests in reading, maths and science (Reuters)
Low marks: report shows UK education is lagging behind

UK teenagers are failing to keep up with youngsters in many Asian countries in reading, maths and science, according to a new OECD survey. Where has British education gone wrong?

article 01 November 2013 UK
Numbers to replace GCSE A-G grades. (Getty)
'I got five nines!' Numbers to replace GCSE A*-G grades

Teenagers are to be graded from one to nine instead of A* to G in the biggest shake-up of GCSEs in the exam's history.