1. Girls and STEM- the 'missing' numbers

    There may be concerns about the number of girls choosing STEM subjects at A-level, but tens of thousands more girls (and boys) are studying science post-16 than in the ‘90s. Anna Nagle digs into the figures

  2. Who should mark our science exams?

    William Pointer looks at the reliability of marking of GCSE science exams and asks: is it ok for examiners to mark biology, chemistry and physics items?