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Tuesday, 19 August 2008

Revival hopes for 'stem' subjects

A growing number of students are taking maths and science A-levels, prompting hopes of a revival.

There were also increases in the numbers of students taking languages at A-level.
French rose by 2.8%, Spanish by 1.5%. The numbers taking Chinese rose from 2,441 entries to 2780.
Other languages, such as Arabic, Russian and Turkish also increased, but from lower bases. There was a 0.9% fall in the number of entries for German.

Thursday, 14 August 2008
BBC website

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