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Headteacher calls for exam body to be dissolved

A Headteacher from West Yorkshire is calling for the exam's watchdog Ofqual to be dissolved following the GCSE grades row.

John Townsley, the Principal of the Morley and Farnley Academies in Leeds, says Ofqual's chief regulator should resign.

New evidence suggests the watchdog forced an exam board to make deliberate changes to their grading so fewer pupils would be awarded Grade C in GCSE English. Mr Townsley, who was an Ofqual board member up until March, accused them of bullying and said it was unfair

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