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Secondary school admission appeals fall for first time in six years

The number of secondary school admission appeals heard in England has fallen for the first time in at least six...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Ofqual reminds pupils they don’t need legal advice to appeal exam grades

Exams regulator Ofqual has reminded pupils and parents they don’t need legal advice to appeal against exam grades, following...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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A-level results 2021: The 4 things to watch out for this week

It’s a week like no other – two sets of exam results in just three days after months of...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Schools promised cash for staff to oversee ‘priority’ appeals in summer holidays

Funding will be made available for schools and colleges to bring in staff during the summer holiday period to...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Appeals against 2020 grades stutter on eight months after fiasco

Pupils and their families are still fighting teacher grades eight months after they were awarded last year, despite ministers...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Exam appeals soared in 2020 following process change

The number of appeals against GCSE and A-level exam grades soared this year as a result of the exams...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Results 2020: What you need to know about this year’s appeals and Autumn resits

Ofqual has confirmed today its appeals and resits process. We take you through what you need to know… 1....

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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Government will pay exam appeal fees, says Williamson

The government will cover fees for failed appeals against exam grades following a huge backlash over A-level results. The...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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A-level appeals: Heads fear pupils will miss university start dates

Students awaiting the outcome of appeals against their A-level grades or to take autumn exams could miss the start...

James Carr
James Carr