• Exams 2020: Schools WILL face charges for unsuccessful appeals

    Fees for unsuccessful appeals against GCSE and A-level grades will not be waived this summer, exam boards have confirmed. With schools braced for a huge spike in demand for appeals from students grappling with the new system of standardised centre-assessment grades, leaders had called for appeal fees to be waived to create a “level playing

    19.18 Aug. 12th, 2020 | News

  • Heads call for exam appeal fees to be waived as schools brace for deluge of challenges

    Fees should not be charged for appeals against exam results this year to ensure there is a “level playing field” for all pupils who want to challenge their results, a headteachers’ union has said. The Association of School and College Leaders said it would “favour fees not being charged for appeals” this year, given the

    14.43 Aug. 7th, 2020 | News

  • Exam appeals rise again as new reforms rolled out to all GCSEs

    The number of appeals against GCSE and A-level exam grades rose by 45 per cent last year as new grounds for an appeal were extended to all GCSE subjects. Statistics published today by exams regulator Ofqual show there were 1,240 appeals in 2019, up from 857 in 2018. A total of 675 of the appeals were

    11.28 Jun. 11th, 2020 | News