EBacc


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EBacc

(ˈiːˌbæk)
n acronym for
(Education) English Baccalaureate: an educational qualification introduced in England in 2010, comprising English, mathematics, history or geography, science, and a language
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Kenton School has once again bucked the national trend of academic decline with increases in achievement in EBACC subjects such as MFL, history and geography.
EAL learners seem to outperform using the EBACC measure - those pupils who achieve GCSEs at C or above in English, Maths, science, a humanities subject and a foreign language - but do less well than non EAL pupils if the measure is simply 5 GCSEs at C or above in any five subjects.
He now wants to scrap the GCSEs and go back to a narrow, academic qualification called the English Baccalaureate or EBACC.