STA – Improvements to the primary assessment system announced. DfE – Helping children learn through a proportionate primary assessment system. DfE – Primary assessment public consultations: government response. DfE – Primary assessment in England. […]
GOV.UK – Provisional 2017 key stage 2 results for pupils in schools in England at national, regional and local authority level.
BBC News Education – GCSEs passes have dropped slightly across the range of subjects, with some dramatic changes in new, tougher exams sat for the first time in England. Overall in […]
The Telegraph – Thousands of students are set to receive the wrong GCSE mark this week under the new numerical grading system, experts have said, as they warn of its “alarming” consequences. The […]
TES – A TES and Mumsnet poll reveals widespread anxiety and confusion among parents about the exam reforms.
BBC News Education – The proportion of top A-level grades achieved by Northern Ireland students has risen significantly.
BBC News Education – A-level results for the top grades are the best since 2009 in Wales.
BBC NewsEducation – Almost 160,000 students across Scotland are receiving their exam results – with a record number passing Higher exams.
GOV.UK – A level results day 2017. TES – A-level results 2017: Six key points. BBC News Education – Boys help to raise A-level grades. The Guardian – A-level results show rise in top […]
NAHT – On 5 June 2017, NAHT wrote to the Secretary of State outlining our concerns with the current approach to the assessment of writing, and our belief that this data […]
GOV.UK – Standards and Testing Agency annual report and accounts 2016 to 2017 (for the year ended 31 March 2017).
The Guardian – A row has broken out over the marking of this year’s primary school tests after teachers complained that their pupils had been unfairly marked down for the shape […]
GOV.UK – Provisional headline information on the 2017 national curriculum assessments at key stage 2. GOV.UK – Primary school tests show schools rising to the challenge. TES – Sats: 61 per cent of pupils […]
TES – A damning report into social mobility says there is “currently no prospect” of the grades gap between poorer children and their peers being eliminated at GCSE or A level. The […]
BBC News Education – The head of one of England’s biggest exam boards has expressed “profound regret” after leaks hit two of its A-level exams in the past few days.