Exams

Parents must pay if pupils miss exams, school warns

Leaders say school's approach is 'unusual' and shows 'complete disregard for the mental health' of pupils sitting exams

James Carr
James Carr
Exams

Schools brace for Covid exams disruption as pupil anxiety rises

Invigilator shortages, requests to sit exams in separate rooms and Covid infections cause major headache for heads, says union

James Carr
James Carr
Exams

Ofqual reveals how exams in 2023 will look

Coursework and subject content to return to pre-pandemic standards

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

New ‘national baccalaureate’ could ease sense of exams ‘failure’

Trust proposes new qualification to give all students a record of accomplishments between 14 to 18

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Ofqual boss: Adaptive testing could end exams tier ‘ceilings’

The exams regulator has pledged to investigate computerised tests

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Ofqual’s 3-year plan for exams: need to know

The exams watchdog wants to support the use of 'innovative technology'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Exams 2022: Invigilator rules relaxed over shortage fears

But experts warns schools still face 'huge challenge' in securing enough invigilators

James Carr
James Carr
Exams

Understanding of exams plummets after switch to teacher grades

And confidence in the system to deal with malpractice also fell

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid, Exams

Heads plan Covid isolation rooms so symptomatic kids can take exams

‘Ambiguous’ guidance leaves leaders playing Covid guessing game as tests return

James Carr
James Carr