Pupils at £37,000-a-year private school sit English IGCSE exam only to find they have been taught wrong book

A prestigious private girls’ school has apologised after a group of students taking the English Literature International GCSE exam opened their papers to discover they had been taught the wrong book.


Malvern St James Girls’ School, a boarding school in Worcestershire, has launched an investigation into the incident after students found out the text they had been studying for years was incorrect.


The £37,000-a-year school has approached the exam board, Cambridge International, for “special consideration” to be made for the students affected by the school’s error.


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