The row over the grading of GCSE English papers is still continuing. Here's a timeline of the key events:
- 2010: New GCSE English syllabuses introduced with pupils sitting an exam and submitting two pieces of coursework, under classroom supervision.
- January 2012: First students begin English GCSE.
- June: Majority of students complete qualification
- 23 August: Students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland receive their GCSEs. Proportion of GCSEs awarded at least a C falls for first time ever.
- 24 August: Head teachers urge Michael Gove to conduct an inquiry into this year's GCSEs.
- 25 August: Exams regular Ofqual says it'll look at grades again.
- 28 August: Association of School and College Leaders calls for students marked down in June to have grades reissued.
- 31 August: Ofqual publishes report saying that January's GCSE English exams were "graded generously" and that June boundaries were properly set and candidates' work properly graded.