DfE – T Levels are due to be introduced from the academic year 2020 to 2021. Find out what they are and what they mean for you.
Examinations and Qualifications
Information about qualifications, awarding bodies and the regulation of examinations and qualifications in all parts of the United Kingdom.
DfE – Winning bidders to have exclusive rights to deliver first T Levels from 2020.
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.
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.
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.