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A-level results 2021: Less than 1% of teacher grades changed

Less than 1 per cent of A-level teacher grades were changed after quality assurance checks by exam boards. Student...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Williamson wants to rush through university admissions reform ‘without legislation’

The government wants to rush through its plans for a post-qualifications admissions (PQA) system for universities “without legislation”, the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Grades boost for maths after NRT showed improved performance

Ofqual has revised upwards its standardised grades for maths pupils after its national reference tests showed a “steady increase”...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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‘We apologise to nobody’ – Gibb defends ‘eleventh-hour’ mocks change

The government will “apologise to nobody” for its last-minute change to the exams system which will offer some pupils...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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DfE sets out plans to allow disappointed exam students to use ‘valid mock grades’

Pupils will be given the choice of receiving a “valid mock grade” instead of their standardised centre-assessment grade under...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Labour seeks assurances over GCSE and A-level results amid claims of unfairness in Scotland

Labour is seeking “urgent assurances” from the government that the GCSE and A-level results process in England will treat...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker