More than third of schools enter less than 50 per cent of pupils for EBacc

DfE-commissioned research suggests that less than a third of schools will increase the proportion of students entering the EBacc next year.


More than a third of secondary school teachers say less than half of key stage 4 pupils were entered for GCSEs in the subjects that make up the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) last September, according to DfE-commissioned research.


And more than two-thirds (68 per cent) of secondary teachers say their school plans to keep the proportion of KS4 pupils entering the EBacc the same from September this year – despite a push from ministers to increase it.


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