• A-level results 2018: Scores stable, but fewer students get top grades

    The average point score per entry for A-levels, as a grade, remained stable at C+ this year, but the proportion of students getting the top grades fell, according to provisional data released today by the Department for Education. As a number the average point score this year was slightly higher at 33.05, compared to 32.12 in

    11.30 Oct. 16th, 2018 | News

  • More than 1,000 learners that failed courses last year will now be told they passed

    More than 1,000 learners that failed their courses last year are now being told they’ve passed. Under the previous widely accepted interpretation of rules for reformed level three applied general and tech level qualifications, introduced for teaching from 2016, learners had to pass all their externally-assessed exams to achieve their qualifications. But that changed after Ofqual

    15.11 Apr. 28th, 2018 | News

  • How to apply for re-marks and appeal A-level results

    Pupils across England will get their A-level results on Thursday, and while most of them celebrate, their exams officers, teachers and school leaders will be deciding what to do about those who haven’t got the results they had been expecting. Each exam board takes a slightly different approach to the re-marking and appeals process, so

    16.23 Aug. 15th, 2017 | Feature

  • A-level results 2016: English

    English A-level results for 2016, compared to previous years English A-level results for 2016, compared to previous years: cumulative Percentage of pupils who achieved (at least) each grade Key Green: Higher than previous year Orange: Same as previous year Red: Lower than previous year

    10.22 Aug. 18th, 2016 | Exam results

  • A-level results 2016: Biology

    Biology A-level results for 2016, compared to previous years Biology A-level results for 2016, compared to previous years: cumulative   Percentage of pupils who achieved (at least) each grade     Key Green: Higher than previous year Orange: Same as previous year Red: Lower than previous year

    10.34 Aug. 18th, 2016 | Exam results

  • Tenacious Tolworth girls’ school and sixth form students beat the odds

    Tolworth girls’ school and sixth form has three standout students who have beaten the odds to secure places at top institutions across the country. Despite suffering from a serious illness during her studies, Jess Bush has achieved and A* and two As which sends her off to study veterinary medicine at Nottingham university. Siobhan Lowe,

    10.04 Aug. 18th, 2016 | Bulletin, Exam results

  • A-level results 2016: Maths

    Maths A-level results for 2016, compared to previous years Maths A-level results for 2016, compared to previous years: cumulative Percentage of pupils who achieved (at least) each grade Key Green: Higher than previous year Orange: Same as previous year Red: Lower than previous year

    9.54 Aug. 18th, 2016 | Exam results

  • A-level results 2016: Grades remain stable, but drop in students taking arts subjects

    The A-level pass rate has remained stable this year, but figures released today show a huge drop in students taking arts-based subjects and pose questions for the government’s “more rigorous” reforms. Provisional figures released by the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) released this morning show the proportion of A*-E grades at A-level are unchanged, with

    9.34 Aug. 18th, 2016 | Exam results, News

  • A-level results 2016: Trends and stats from the national data

    A-level results are out! Here’s what we know…   Overall Performance The proportion of A* and As grade has decreased a tiny amount. This year 25.8 per cent of grades were an A or A*, compared to 25.9 per cent last year. The overall performance figure is unchanged – with 98.1 per cent of entries

    9.30 Aug. 18th, 2016 | Exam results, News

  • What we can, and cannot tell, from A-Level and GCSE results this year

    A tricky part of reporting A-level and GCSE results this year is that school leaders will want different information than we, in the media, will have available. Editor Laura McInerney looks at what we will be able to say from the data. Previously, for GCSE, schools were focused on how many of their pupils passed

    7.48 Aug. 18th, 2016 | Exam results, Opinion

  • A-level results 2016: Classical subjects

    Classical subjects A-level results for 2016, compared to previous years   Classical subjects A-level results for 2016, compared to previous years: cumulative Percentage of pupils who achieved (at least) each grade   Key Green: Higher than previous year Orange: Same as previous year Red: Lower than previous year

    13.40 Aug. 17th, 2016 | Exam results