• Coronavirus: Ofqual reveals three week ‘window’ for estimating vocational and technical grades

    Schools will have a three week “window” to provide calculated grades for vocational and technical qualifications from June 1, Ofqual has revealed. The exams regulator has today published further guidance on grading the courses this summer following the cancellation of exams. It follows an announcement at the end of April that schools and colleges can

    13.41 May. 14th, 2020 | News

  • Ofqual consults on changes to reformed music and dance qualifications

    Ofqual has launched a consultation into proposed changes to the reformed GCSEs, AS and A-levels in music and dance, after their first delivery this summer exposed issues with how to assess pupils’ performances. The exams watchdog wants to change the way a student’s performance is marked if it turns out to be shorter than the minimum length;

    15.17 Nov. 9th, 2018 | News

  • Schools could be fined if pupils are removed to home education

    The government is consulting on whether schools should be fined if pupils are taken off their rolls to be educated at home. A consultation on home education launched today asks if parents should be forced to register home-educated pupils, and whether schools should face a “financial consequence” if parents withdraw children to teach them at home. The

    12.50 Apr. 10th, 2018 | News