Exams

Ofqual set to have interim boss for a year

Temporary chief regulator to be appointed on 'exceptional basis' to deal with 'challenging period' ahead

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
RAAC

Calls for teacher grades for RAAC schools fall on deaf ears

Bishop Wilkinson academy trust chief said he does not want pupils to 'be disadvantaged' by RAAC disruption

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
A-level results 2023

A-level results 2023: Which subjects saw the biggest drop in top grades?

Top grades in some A-level subjects are still far higher than the pre-Covid benchmark, despite overall drops

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Exams

Teenager arrested in exam board cyber attack investigation

Police confirm 16-year-old boy has been arrested and bailed until later this year

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
BTECs

Missed deadline risks thousands of BTEC results

Scores of schools and colleges missed the July 5 data deadline

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Exams

Ofqual and DfE studying ‘feasibility’ of ‘fully digital’ exams

Study includes looking at whether national infrastructure up to scratch for on-screen exams

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

The key trends in 2023 GCSE and A-level entries

Boost in popularity for maths, computing and classical subjects, but language and creative subjects in trouble

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Exams

OCR to review difficulty of GCSE computer science paper

Follows backlash over exam leaving pupils 'completely disheartened' and warning it will put more youngsters off the subject

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Exams

AQA look at ‘Duolingo-style’ test for GCSE resitters

It follows calls from school leaders' union ASCL for a 'passport' in maths and English

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth