For the fortieth year running, education chiefs have announced that A Level and GCSE exam pass rates have increased yet again.
The A Level pass rate is now up to 94.5689% and the GCSE pass rate sits at 92.456128%.
The annual increase in exam pass rates has become a cause for some controversy as older people fail to understand that every year the intelligence of pupils and ability of teachers increases. Continue reading “Once again A Level results are the best ever”
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Glasgow stand up, Stephen Buchanan brings his stand-up show to the Edinburgh Fringe. Winner of the BBC New Comedy Award in 2018, his debut show mixes observational comedy with sharp story telling and the reality of living with his mum and a refugee.
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Following their 5-0 win at West Ham on the opening day of
the new football season, Manchester City have been crowned 2019/20 Champions.
“There’s no point in calling it a competition,” a spokesman for the FA told us. “We don’t see the point in putting everyone through the charade of another 37 games before presenting the trophy. They can have it now.”
Not like Scottish football, honestly!
Britain’s newest and most up-and-coming magician is wowing them in the Shires and Backbenches. Not since the legendary Paul Daniels had Britain seen a trick like this one.
Known as Saj The Maj, he’s magically finding money for everyone, so his act is terribly popular. “Old magic doesn’t set pulses racing any more,” he told us. “Sleight of hand has been seen through. It’s just basic dishonesty when you strip the Manifesto policy wordings away, and people want more. Previous magicians have exhausted the old ‘pulling a rabbit out of a hat’ routine, too, so I needed something new. I looked at this old tree in the garden at the back of my new house and thought, hmm, a money tree. The previous bloke who lived here talked a lot about money tree policy, and now I understand what he was on about. I’ve built my act around it.”
Roll Up! Roll Up!
Michael Gove’s No Deal preparations received a shot in the arm today when a practice power cut succeeded right across the country.
Railway stations, roads and other essential public services were plunged into sudden chaos when the switch was flicked. “It’s important that we run these drills,” a spokesman for the Minister said. “The Cabinet has agreed to a series of practice emergency situations so that the public are accustomed to things not quite going to plan.”
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Simon Evans brings his barbed wit and keen eyed observations back, for an hour of very funny, grumpy comedy.
Simon Evans is in his mid-50’s, he has been performing stand up for quite some time and he is rather good at it. Gravelly voiced, with a distinctive face and a sharp mind he delivers his set with a twinkle in his eye.
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