• We fear next summer’s exams, say lockdown heads

    School leaders in lockdown areas say their pupils should not be penalised in exams, with year 10s at one Liverpool school already spending four weeks of this term self-isolating at home. Department for Education statistics show about 89 per cent of pupils in state-funded schools across England attended last week. However, levels differ greatly for

    18.24 Oct. 22nd, 2020 | News

  • Exams 2021: Most GCSEs and A-levels pushed back three weeks

    Pupils will still sit one GCSE English and one GCSE maths exam before the summer half term next year, despite a move to push most other exams back by three weeks. The Department for Education has confirmed today that most GCSE and A-level exams will take place three weeks later than usual in 2021, to

    12.42 Oct. 12th, 2020 | News

  • Exams 2021: All the AS and A-level changes, subject by subject

    The exams regulator Ofqual has confirmed the changes that will be made to AS and A-level assessments next year. The decisions were published in the outcome to a consultation on the proposals for exams in 2021, which was drawn up in response to concerns about the continuing impact of coronavirus. The changes proposed are supposed to address

    11.17 Aug. 5th, 2020 | News

  • Plan to move 2021 exams to June 'little more than tinkering at the edges' - heads' leader

    A proposal to delay the start of exams until June next year amounts to “little more than tinkering at the edges of next year’s exams”, a heads’ leader has said. Geoff Barton, general secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders said the proposal to start exams on June 7 “adds up to a

    9.41 Jul. 2nd, 2020 | News