• Autumn catch up must not make pupils feel ‘penalised’

    Children who have fallen behind during the coronavirus crisis must not be made to feel they are being “penalised” by having to attend after-school catch-up classes, one school has warned. The move came after Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy, a secondary in Hackney, emailed parents to say a catch-up programme for pupils who have “not engaged”

    7.00 Jul. 11th, 2020 | News

  • Autumn 2020 exam dates confirmed

    Dates for the autumn exam series have been confirmed by the Joint Council for Qualifications. The organisation, which represents exam boards AQA, OCR, Edexcel and WJEC, said today that AS and A-level exams will take place between October 5 and October 23, and GCSEs will go ahead between November 2 and November 23. The autumn

    16.43 Jul. 9th, 2020 | News

  • Speed read: Five things schools need to know about plans for an autumn exam series

    The exams regulator Ofqual has launched a consultation on how a new autumn exam series should work.  Summer exams are cancelled this year as a result of the coronavirus outbreak and associated partial school closures. Pupils will instead receive grades from their schools. However, ministers have said they want pupils who aren’t happy with their

    16.44 May. 22nd, 2020 | News