Exams

‘We don’t want to be known as the kids who didn’t do GCSEs’

Schools Week editor John Dickens joined Ofqual chief regulator Dr Jo Saxton as her tour of schools across the...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Exams

Schools brace for Covid exams disruption as pupil anxiety rises

Invigilator shortages, requests to sit exams in separate rooms and Covid infections cause major headache for heads, says union

James Carr
James Carr
Exams

Exams 2022: Invigilator rules relaxed over shortage fears

But experts warns schools still face 'huge challenge' in securing enough invigilators

James Carr
James Carr
Exams

2022 exams: Adaptations and grading plan finally confirmed

Education secretary Nadhim Zahawi says 'fairness at the heart' of plans

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

ASCL wants next year’s grades pegged to pre-Covid standards

School leaders’ union ASCL wants next year’s grades to be pegged back to pre-Covid standards, warning it is “difficult...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Numbered A-levels, inflation and plan B: 6 exams findings from today’s education committee

A bigger rise in top grades for private schools this year reflects poorer pupils missing out on more education,...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Exams 2021: AQA to return 26% of fees paid by schools

Exam board AQA has confirmed it will once again return just 26 per cent of entry fees paid this...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

DfE and Ofqual launch exams 2022 consultation

The government has set out draft plans for GCSEs and A-level exams next year, including a choice of topics...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker