• DfE to scrap LA-moderation of EYFS profile, despite calls for its retention

    The government is to proceed with plans to scrap statutory moderation of the early years foundation stage profile (EYFSP) by local authorities, despite pleas to keep it in place. The Department for Education has published its response to a consultation on the EYFSP, which is how pupils’ development and learning is assessed at the end

    12.32 Jul. 1st, 2020 | News

  • GCSE grade changes increase by 52% - mostly due to GCSE English

    The number of GCSE grades changed at a marking review this year has increased by 52 per cent, with over 25,000 more changes than in 2016. This year, 73,840 GCSE grades were changed compared with 48,430 last year. Only three per cent more GCSE exams were sat this year. Ofqual said the rise “stemmed principally

    11.32 Dec. 14th, 2017 | News