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Results days 2018: German A-levels show another dramatic decline compared to the previous year, whil

Only 3058 students took German A-levels in 2018, which is 16.5% down from 2017. In fact, Chinese is now more popular than German – 3334 students passed their Chinese A-levels according to the Independent. French remains the most popular modern foreign language, but has also suffered a 8% fall to 8713, just above Spanish, which dropped by 5% to 8255. The Telegraph has produced this comparative chart: “We’re seeing German just moving into extinction really. It is in severe decline”, says Suzanne O’Farrell, curriculum and assessment specialist at the Association of School and College Leaders in the Independent. The TES quotes the chief Ofsted inspector Amanda Spielman who said this trend was “v

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