• Over 18,000 entries for autumn GCSEs, but that's not including English and maths

    There have been 18,450 entries for GCSE exams being held this autumn for those who weren’t happy with their grades issued this summer. But that number is likely to rise when entries in English and maths – which are routinely offered in the autumn and have a later entry deadline – are added to the

    9.57 Oct. 29th, 2020 | News

  • Schools given days to confirm autumn A-level resit venues

    Schools requiring alternative venues for autumn A-level resits have less than two weeks to secure them and inform exam boards, the government has confirmed. In updated guidance issued this week, the Department for Education told schools and colleges to notify the Joint Council for Qualification’s centre inspection service by September 18 if they intend to

    12.25 Sep. 8th, 2020 | News

  • Coronavirus: Autumn series grades to be based only on exams, Ofqual confirms

    Pupils performance in this year’s autumn exam series will be based on pupil performance in the tests alone, not on any non-exam assessment, Ofqual has confirmed. The exams regulator has published its decisions following a consultation on the autumn series, which will allow students who are not happy with their summer calculated grades to sit

    13.20 Jun. 30th, 2020 | News