• Reading Level 5
Science | History | Citizenship | RE | PSHE

Elite schools hold onto pathways to power

Should Oxbridge be abolished? Today, UK exam boards start checking grades. Critics say students from private schools have an unfair advantage when applying to top universities. The long wait begins. All A-Level grades have now been sent to exam boards, where school decisions will be carefully assessed before results day on 10 August. The government wants to avoid a repeat of last year’s grade inflation and make the process fair for all students.

Continue Reading

The Day is an independent, online, subscription-based news publication for schools, focusing on the big global issues beneath the headlines. Our dedicated newsroom writes news, features, polls, quizzes, translations… activities to bring the wider world into the classroom. Through the news we help children and teachers develop the thinking, speaking and writing skills to build a better world. Our stories are a proven cross-curricular resource published at five different reading levels for ages 5 to 19. The Day has a loyal and growing membership in over 70 countries and its effectiveness is supported by case studies and teacher endorsements.

Start your free trial Already have an account? Log in / register