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Lauretta Cundy The grief teenagers are experiencing now is profound

The good news is that the environment can and does shape our brains at this stage of development and there is an inherent adaptability at play, writes Lauretta Cundy

Only 800 students in England get clean sweep of highest GCSE grades

Teenagers across England, Wales and Northern Ireland found out their marks

Tougher GCSEs have negative effect on lower-ability pupils, heads say

Pupils are being ‘failed’ by new qualifications, headteachers say

Ofsted to drop focus on exam results in school inspections, boss says

'Performance tables and inspections have increased the pressure on school leaders and teachers'

Fifth of teachers have seen 'off-rolling' used to improve exam results

Two-thirds of respondents were aware of the practice taking place

New computer science GCSE fails to make the grade

Students are giving the successor to the scrapped information, communication and technology GCSE wide berth

Female students being offered special allowance at Oxford is insulting

When feminists in the 1960s took on the paternalistic structures of their universities they were demanding freedom; today, we are given extra protection