Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends an event at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, central England on Saturday. Photo: AFP Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends an event at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, central England on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends an event at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, central England on Saturday. Photo: AFP

England scraps exam grading system after A-level results fiasco enrages students

  • Thousands had been set to lose university places after government used algorithm to predict results of exams cancelled by coronavirus pandemic
  • U-turn comes after PM Boris Johnson holds call with Education Secretary Gavin Williamson and senior officials amid widespread criticism

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends an event at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, central England on Saturday. Photo: AFP Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends an event at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, central England on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends an event at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, central England on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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