Teenagers to start school at 10am in Oxford University sleep experiment

Thousands of GCSE students will start lessons an hour later to see if it improves their exam results

Tens of thousands of children will start school at 10am in a ground-breaking new experiment by Oxford University to see if later classes can improve exam results.
GCSE students from more than 100 schools across England will take part in the four-year project based on scientific evidence which suggests teenagers are out of sync with traditional school hours.
A pilot study at Monkseaton High School in North Tyneside in 2009 found that starting an hour later improved grades in core subjects by 19 per cent.

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