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Gove denies GSCE grade pressure

The Education Secretary Michael Gove has denied putting pressure on exam boards to make grading tougher. On Friday the regulator Ofqual said January's GCSE English exams were "graded generously", but the June boundaries were properly set and graded.

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Ofqual: GCSE English will not be regraded

The row over this year's GCSE English grade boundaries shows no signs of abating after Ofqual said the qualification would not be regraded.

The regulator admitted grade boundaries were higher in June than they were in January, but insisted it would be "inappropriate" to reconsider either of them.

Headteachers are considering today whether to mount a legal challenge over GCSE English.

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