Exams

Exams 2021: AQA to return 26% of fees paid by schools

Exam board AQA has confirmed it will once again return just 26 per cent of entry fees paid this...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Exams 2022: What you need to know about plans for GCSEs and A-levels

The government has published its long-awaiting consultation on changes to GCSE and A-level exams in 2022. Many of the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Reveal 2022 exams plan by September at the latest, government told

Pressure is growing on the government to publish its 2022 exams plan as new analysis by Labour found year...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Williamson looking at adaptions for 2022 exams to ensure ‘right level of support for pupils’

The government is looking at a “similar set of measures” for the 2022 exams as those proposed for this...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Cancelling exams is the wrong decision. They should be reinstated

Far from the worst thing the DfE could do, changing its mind and reinstating exams would be the best...

JL Dutaut
STUART LOCK
Exams

Exams 2021: Wales now has a clear direction. What about us?

England shouldn’t cancel its exams but it should follow Wales’s lead in one key regard – taking action now,...

JL Dutaut
NATALIE PERERA
Exams

Exams 2021: Inequality grows with every positive test

The disparity of educational fortunes between some of our communities is ingrained. Covid-19 is making it a lot worse,...

JL Dutaut
HAMID PATEL
Exams

Are exams really the only option?

This year’s exams will go ahead but demands for reform are unlikely to go away, so what does the...

JL Dutaut
CAT SCUTT
Exams

Ignoring pressure to cancel exams was the right call

There might be a debate to be had about assessment but cancelling exams now would have done more harm...

JL Dutaut
ANNE HEAVEY