Exams

Ministers urged to review exams plan amid covid disruption

School leaders concerned 'trust in the fairness of exams process will falter'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

Plan to remove teachers’ hours cap ditched from white paper

New DfE team shelves policies drawn up by former education secretary Gavin Williamson

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Online GCSEs ‘by 2025’, as AQA launches major pilot

Up to 2,500 secondary school students from between 60 and 100 schools will trial online GCSEs

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

New year’s honours 2022: Who got what in the schools community

56 people with links to England's schools have been recognised

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Just 195 of 5.7m teacher grades changed after exam board reviews

Just 195 of 5.7 million GCSE and A-level teacher assessed grades (TAGS) were changed after being reviewed by exam...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

AQA keeps exam fee rises to ‘bare minimum’ after backlash

Largest exam board faced pushback when it hiked exam fees by 5% last academic year

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Ian Bauckham made permanent chair of Ofqual

Academy trust boss has been exams regulator's interim chair for a year

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Covid reversing maths progress, national reference test shows

But the 2021 NRT suggests a 'surprising' lack of Covid impact on English performance

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exams

Autumn GCSE exam entries drop two thirds

Exams organised for pupils unhappy with teacher-assessed grades receive just 5,700 entries

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker