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Letter to Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Education, expressing SCORE's concerns over the timing of the introduction of new A-levels (10 December 2014)

Letter to Greg Clark MP welcoming him to his role as Minister for Universities and Science (30 July 2014)


Qualifications and assessment

Letter from Glenys Stacey to SCORE detailing changes to practical assessment in the sciences at GCSE (2 March 2015)

Letter from SCORE to awarding bodies giving feedback on the trial of reforms to the way practical work is assessed at A-level (15 January 2015) 

Letter to the Chief Regulator for Ofqual calling for a review of the marking of A-levels in the sciences (24 October 2014)


School and college workforce

Letter to Sir Andrew Carter in response to his review into initial teacher education (12 February 2015)

Letter to Greg Clark, Minister for Universities and Science, on creating innovative teacher education courses (9 September 2014)


School system

SCORE Chair Professor Julia Buckingham - letter to Secretary of State Michael Gove on changes to Key Stage 4 accountability and the impact of changes on science education (4 June 2013)

Letter to David Laws on the post-16 funding formula (10 December 2012)