Modern foreign languages like French, German and Spanish are really useful to know – not just for visiting counties that speak those languages, but employers increasingly see language skills as highly desirable.
This year students will sit exams, but we recognise they have faced disruption over the last two years and we’ve taken measures to make sure they aren’t disadvantaged.
This year GCSE, A level, and vocational and technical qualification students will receive grades determined by their teachers. There is no one better placed to judge young people’s abilities than their teachers, who see them day-in-day-out.
GCSEs in England were reformed in 2018 to keep pace with universities’ and employers’ demands. They are based on new and more demanding subject content but are still suitable for the same wide range of abilities.
For some students, results day confirms the next stage of their education; whether that be a full-time job, a degree at university or a further education qualification like an apprenticeship.
Please note: The information below may be out of date.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 …
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