Tory minister: Maths and English failings 'scandalous'

Skills Minister Matthew Hancock said the number of children that fail to achieve a C grade in maths and English is "scandalous".

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Maths GCSE for over-16s

Teenagers who fail to get at least a C grade in their English and maths GCSEs will have to continue studying these subjects past the age of 16, ministers have announced.