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Under-fire AQA hints at returning more exam fees cash to schools

Exam board AQA has said it may be able to give schools more exam fees cash back later this...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Exams 2021: AQA to return 26% of fees paid by schools

Exam board AQA has confirmed it will once again return just 26 per cent of entry fees paid this...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

AQA apologises after ‘appalling’ late-night email demanding grade evidence within a day

The exam board AQA has apologised after it emailed some schools last night to demand grade evidence within less...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

WJEC grades portal goes down as exam board scrambles to fix issues

Exam board WJEC Eduqas has been forced to temporarily take down its portal for submitting teacher assessed grades just...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Schools shut out from submitting teacher grades after exam board portal crashes

Schools are shut out from submitting teacher grades, just a day before the deadline, after an exam board’s submission...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Heads heap pressure on exam boards by demanding at least 75 per cent of fees back

Nearly two-thirds of headteachers think schools should get back at least 75 per cent of exam fees this summer,...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Exam boards to use one-seventh of usual examiner workforce this summer

Exam boards will save millions by using only one-seventh of the examiners they would usually need in a normal...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Exams price row: AQA says schools can now pay just half of fees upfront

One of the country’s largest exam boards has said schools can pay half of their fees now and the...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Coronavirus: AQA exam portal is ‘ripe for human error’, schools warn

An exam board’s online portal that requires schools to input potentially thousands of teacher-assessed grades one-by-one is “ripe for...

James Carr
James Carr