Teachers are calling for GCSEs and A-level exams to be scheduled in the morning to help Muslim students who are fasting during Ramadan, it emerged today.

Hundreds of thousands of pupils across Britain could be forced to take 'large entry' tests, such as maths and English, before 12pm under a radical shake-up.

School exam boards and universities are considering the move over the next five years, when the religious period of Ramadan progressively clashes with the exam season in June.

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