Sunak calls for compulsory maths until 18

Double vision: At present, approximately half of 16-to-19-year-olds in England study maths.

Is numeracy now our most important skill? Britain’s prime minister thinks everyone should study maths until they leave school. But some believe it already has too much importance.

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