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

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.

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Please note: The information below may be out of date.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.

Delayed return to school and contingency framework: Your questions answered

On 30 January, the Government responded to rapidly rising case rates due to the new, more transmissible variant of coronavirus by triggering the education contingency framework and pushing back the staggered return for secondary schools and colleges by one week. …