Comparable outcomes and new A levels

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If you were engaged in education in 2002 you will probably be familiar with the 'curriculum 2000 effect'. Students starting new modular AS or A levels in September 2000 generally started four subjects at AS. The aim was to do these and then take three on to the full A level. And that’s what most did. But while students said they ‘knew’ at the outset which subject they would drop, they often changed their minds when they got their AS results, dropping instead what appeared to be their weakest subject. The combined effect of thousands of students taking forward their 3 best subjects was…

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