STA – Pre-key stage 2: pupils working below the national curriculum assessment standard (for use from the 2018/19 academic year onwards). STA – Pre-key stage 1: pupils working below the national curriculum […]
DfE – Research into the impact of early education at ages 2 to 4 on child outcomes at age 4, and the importance of the early years home environment.
DfE – Winning bidders to have exclusive rights to deliver first T Levels from 2020.
DfE/STA – Provisional 2018 key stage 2 results for pupils in schools in England at national, regional and local authority level.
DfE – Pupils across the country celebrate success in new gold-standard GCSE qualifications. TES – GCSE results: Top grades up for first time in seven years. BBC News – GCSE results rise despite […]
BBC News – A-level students have been awarded the highest proportion of As and A*s since 2012, amid changes toughening the exams in England. DfE – Next generation of young people gaining […]
BBC News – There has been a further improvement in Welsh students’ performance at the top grades at A level.
BBC News – More boys than girls have achieved the top A-Level grade in Northern Ireland for the first time.
The Sunday Times – Exam results are to be downgraded as a measure of school quality as the chief inspector moves to stamp out a culture of cramming children for tests.
The Guardian – The chief qualifications regulator in England, Sally Collier, said that year’s A-level and GCSE students would not be suffer from being the first to take the new, tougher, […]
BBC News – The pass rate for this year’s Higher exams was “broadly stable”, Education Secretary John Swinney has said.
British Educational Research Association (BERA) – This report sets out the case against the government’s proposal to use a baseline assessment test of pupils in reception to hold schools in England […]
BBC News – A GCSE in British Sign Language (BSL) could be introduced in the UK before the next general election following a campaign by a deaf schoolboy.
TES – Additional resits for applied generals, such as BTECs and Cambridge Technicals, will be available beyond this summer.
STA – Standards and Testing Agency annual report and accounts 2017 to 2018 (for the year ended 31 March 2018).