Regulator admits science GCSEs are dumbed down

No surprises here:

Regulator Ofqual has made exam boards take immediate action after finding science GCSE standards had fallen.

Maths and English literature standards had been maintained but science was “clearly a cause for concern”, it said.

Its evaluations involved not only the new general science GCSEs but also the separate physics GCSE. It is now going to check biology and chemistry.

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