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"I have a vision of an education system in which every child has the chance to make the most of their abilities and become the best version of themselves"

Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi has set out his vision to build an education system that gives every child, regardless of their background, the best start in life. Here, he sets out in detail how his own experiences will help him …

Exams in 2022 – everything you need to know

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Please visit: GCSE and Level 2 and below VTQ results: Everything you need to know - The Education Hub (blog.gov.uk) and A Level, T Level, and VTQ results: Everything you need to know - The Education Hub (blog.gov.uk) for the latest information. This …

Grade Appeals: What can I do if I think my grade is wrong? How do I appeal? What will happen if I appeal? Your questions answered

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Earlier this year, the government announced that students will not take formal GCSE, AS and A level exams this summer and will instead be awarded grades determined by their teachers' judgements, based on a range of evidence like mock exams, …

Results Days: What to expect and everything pupils and students need to know

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How will my grades be calculated? How will you make them fair? Exams and assessments regulator Ofqual on how GCSEs, AS and A levels will be graded this summer

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Please note: The information below may be out of date. For updated information on grades in 2021, please click here.  Students won’t be sitting exams this year because that wouldn’t be fair after all the disruption they’ve experienced since the …

What you need to know about grades in 2021

GCSE, AS and A level exams will not be going ahead as planned this summer.  Instead, students will receive grades determined by teachers, and will only be assessed on what they have been taught, not what they may have missed. Here is what this …

Women in STEM Week 2021: How we’re empowering the next generation

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Throughout history, women have always played a crucial role within science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Though at times these contributions have been overlooked, or even forgotten, and Women in STEM week serves to celebrate the work of these pioneering …

School closures, remote learning, critical workers, nurseries and more: your lockdown education questions answered

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This week the Prime Minister announced a national lockdown to help combat the spread of Covid-19. This is a guide to what it means for schools, colleges, early years settings and more.