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Exams changed after terrorist attack.

Exams changed after terrorist attack.

Exam boards analysed more than 2,000 GCSE and A-level papers in the wake of the Manchester attack in May to check for potentially distressing content.

At least two exams had to be changed at short notice after the Ariana Grande concert bombing, reports the Times Educational Supplement.

The boards wanted to ensure questions did not add to pupils' distress, the magazine says.

One Edexcel general studies GCSE paper referred directly to terrorism.

It was changed as it was felt to be "an unnecessary distraction" in the circumstances, Edexcel said.

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