• GCSE results 2020: Top grades soar, as nearly four in five pupils pass

    The proportion of 7 or above grades handed to GCSE pupils in England has soared after the government U-turn to award teacher grades. Pupils are receiving either their centre assessed grades (CAGs) or standardised grades, whichever is highest, this morning following the U-turn on Monday.  In 2019, 21.9 per cent of grades given out to

    9.30 Aug. 20th, 2020 | News

  • Universities agree to honour first choice offers for pupils who hit grades after U-turn

    Universities have agreed to honour all-first choice offers for thousands of students rejected last week who have now had their results upgraded. The government’s Higher Education Taskforce, including the Russell Group of universities and representative body Universities UK, has agreed the commitment as the government lifts the cap on places for medicine, dentistry, veterinary science

    11.52 Aug. 20th, 2020 | News