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GCSE English: Low grades shock for Wales in January exams

6 March 2014 Last updated at 19:50 GMT

Head teachers from across Wales have raised concerns over the "unexpectedly low" results for GCSE English language exams sat earlier this year.

One teaching union said it had received a "flood of concern" after the results for the January exams in Wales were "far below what was expected".

In 2012, a row over GCSE English exam results led to thousands of papers being re-graded.

The Welsh government said comparisons with previous exams were "misleading".

BBC Wales education correspondent Arwyn Jones reports.

GCSE English in low grades shock

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