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

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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