EBacc Consultation

Following the announcement in June 2015 about the government’s commitment for pupils starting secondary school this September to study the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) subjects and take their GCSEs in 2020, the Secretary of State has today launched a consultation on proposals to implement this commitment.

The government are consulting widely over the 12 week consultation period. We hope that you will consider the proposals set out in this consultation document and offer your views by the deadline of 29 January 2016. The consultation can be accessed via this link: EBacc consultation

The Society will be responding and will publish its response in due course.

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