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Exam subjects set for 'major overhaul'

Dozens of GCSEs, AS and A-levels are set to be ditched in the latest stage of a major shake-up of exams.

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'Dozens' of school exam subjects set for overhaul

Pupils study in the IT/Media suite at the Heath Park Business and Enterprise College, Wolverhampton. Credit: David Jones/PA Archive

Dozens of GCSEs, AS and A-levels are set to be ditched in the latest stage of a major shake-up of exams.

Courses in subjects such as home economics, performing arts, environmental science, catering and human biology are among those in line to be scrapped.

But others, such as ancient history, film studies, law and media studies, could be reformed to become new, tougher qualifications.

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