New top marks could be brought in for A-Levels and GCSEs to tackle lockdown grade inflation, minister hints

NEW top marks could be introduced for A-Levels and GCSEs to tackle rampant grade inflation during lockdown, a minister hinted today. Education chiefs are looking at the radical reform after the number of kids getting the highest marks spiralled under teacher assessment. There are fears the huge growth in the number of top grades risks devaluing qualifications in the eyes

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Girl 'brought back to life' reveals 'Winter Wonderland' made by mum

Mother who feared she’d lost her little girl, six, after she stopped breathing for 16 MINUTES makes her a dazzling festive wonderland – using boxes from medical supplies that helped save her Erin Sadler, six, went into cardiac arrest and doctors fought to save her life Little girl, from Colchester, lives with conditions including kidney disease, severe hypertension, heart complications

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Queen says baby Archie brought delight to royal family during a ‘bumpy’ year

Queen Elizabeth II singled out Prince Harry and Meghan Markle during her annual Christmas Day speech — saying the birth of baby Archie brought delight to a “bumpy” year. Previews of the monarch’s televised address sparked fears of a snub because family photos on the Queen’s desk did not include the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who are spending Christmas

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