Launching their collective attack on the qualifications - the group claim its content is not of A-level
standard - in particular the "weak" treatment of algebra and calculus.
Stories about the youthful wizard Harry Potter featuring alongside Shakespeare in A-level
exam papers are easy targets for derision.
There are fears some papers may have been down-marked to try and counter claims that A-Level
exams are too easy.
The Conservative government and the local Labour council said last year they were "determined there will be good A-Level
provision in Knowsley borough by September, 2017".
If students are not happy with their results, it would cost about PS33 for re-marking a non-priority GCSE paper or more than PS60 for an urgent re-mark with a copy of the script of an A-level
The report said coastal towns and rural areas "fare particularly poorly" with A-level
provision, and pointed out that in most areas with low A-level
take up, the surrounding local authorities also had below average levels of provision.
Has the level of Modern Language entries declined so drastically if A-level
Welsh entries from 2005 to 2014 are included?
Bablake School in Coventry topped the list with an average A-level
UCAS points score of 326 and was closely followed by King Henry VIII School with 320 points.
The excellent A-level
results achieved by our students speak for themselves.
Abbey College offers a highly-successful oneyear GCSE programme, two year A-level
courses and a one-year A-level
programme for students who wish to complete their studies in one year.
He said he wanted fewer modules and more exams at the end of two-year A-level
courses to "revive the art of deep thought".
After last summer's exams, secondary schools in Wales, England and Northern Ireland, submitted 85,981 GCSE grades and 55,786 A-level
grades to be re-marked.