Exams

AQA staff to strike on A-level and GCSE results days, Unison confirms

But union claims of results disruption branded 'scaremongering' by schools minister

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Exams

Teachers fear 2022 exams will widen attainment gap

'Impacts of the pandemic on education are far from over,' new research finds

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

AQA staff plan second walkout days before A-level results

Exam board accuses Unison of trying to disrupt grading meetings

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Minister promises to get tough on exam board mistakes – again

Ofqual could take 'regulatory action', but previous ministerial criticisms and watchdog fines do not appear to be preventing problems

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Exams

Teachers back digital exams in principle, but school tech not yet up to scratch

Research by exam board AQA finds substantial barriers to digitising exams in England, despite support for the model

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Fine exam boards for GCSE errors, education MPs demand

Exams regulator Ofqual will 'consider regulatory action'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

‘Stressful and exhausting’: Ofqual report exposes teacher grade woes

Survey also shows over half of teachers felt pressured to change their grades last year by either leaders or...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Key stage 2 SATS: 59% achieve ‘expected standard’ as maths and writing plunge

Results drop to lowest levels since 2016 after Covid disruption, but silver lining as reading improves

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams, Schools

‘Shambles’: Heads wait hours for SATs results as Capita portal crashes

Leaders waiting since 7.30am say delays 'completely unacceptable', as national statistics website also goes down

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker