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 […]
Information about the curriculum and qualifications in the four countries of the United Kingdom
- Secondary accountability measures (including Progress 8 and Attainment 8)
- Key stage 3 and 4 exam marking, qualifications and results
- Secondary school performance tables in England: 2016 to 2017
- National School Categorisation System – Wales
- Curriculum in Wales
- Northern Ireland Curriculum
- The curriculum in Scotland
- Secondary school accountability – England
- National Curriculum – England
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.
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.
Education Endowment Foundation – Embedding Formative Assessment is a professional development programme which aims to improve pupil outcomes by embedding the use of formative assessment strategies across a school.
DfE – Implementation of T Level programmes: consultation response. DfE – New T Levels mark a revolution in technical education. Education Secretary names the first 52 colleges and other providers set […]
DfE – Guide for schools, colleges and local authorities on new measures in the 2017 to 2018 performance tables – updated 2 August 2018.
DfE – Information about the new GCSE grades for parents, employers and further and higher education providers.
TES – It would be ‘sad’ if key stage 3 was only about GCSE preparation, says Pearson vice-president. Exam board leaders have raised concerns about schools that teach GCSEs over three […]
Ofqual – The purpose of this report is to review how moderation is currently being delivered in a number of jurisdictions across the world at upper secondary, and in particular to […]
DfE – Approved key stage 4 qualifications, discount codes and point scores for reporting in the 2014 to 2020 school and college performance tables.