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Post 16 maths take up plummets.

Post 16 maths take up plummets.

'Despair, bitterness and anger' over multiple reforms to subject, according to new survey of maths teachers

Maths teachers warned that it was going to happen – and now they have been proved right.

An “alarming” decline in the number of 16-year-old students willing to continue studying maths after taking this year’s tougher GCSE has been revealed by new research.

The Mathematical Association’s study, shared with Tes, also shows that schools and colleges have cut back on the maths courses they offer in response to funding changes and the move to linear A levels from the old A/AS-level modular system.

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