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Pupils only need to isolate if they have symptoms of Covid-19 or if they test positive

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Pupils have returned to schools and colleges for the autumn term. There are fewer restrictions and pupils are now able to experience a fuller education experience. That means no more bubbles and no isolating unless pupils have symptoms or have tested positive for Covid-19. …

"I am truly grateful for all the outstanding work you have done": Education Secretary Gavin Williamson's letter to teachers as pupils go back to school

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Gavin Williamson, Education Secretary

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has written to teachers, leaders and other school staff all over the country to thank them for all their efforts over the last 18 months and to look ahead to a new academic year that brings …

Back to School: Experts underline the importance of minimising disruption in schools

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Experts agree that it is important for young people go back to schools and colleges for a range of reasons and it remains crucial that they have as normal an experience as possible. The World Health Organization (WHO) and Unicef …

What students need to know about transitioning into higher education

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Now that we’re past A level results day, many of you will be rightly thinking about what’s next. You have a lot of choice, and some of you will be heading into, or deciding whether to go onto higher education (HE). To support you on your journey, we’ve developed the below guide to …

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

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.