Consultation on how GCSE, AS and A level grades should be awarded in summer 2021

15th Jan 2021

Ofqual - Through this joint consultation, Ofqual and the Department for Education want to hear the views of students who were due to take their exams, their parents and carers, their teachers, school and college leaders and others who have an interest, including further and higher education providers, and employers. The consultation covers general and vocational qualifications, with this document focusing on the former.

DfEConsultation launched on 2021 exam replacement.

DfE - Letter from Gavin Williamson to Simon Lebus.  The Secretary of State for Education writes to Ofqual's Chief Regulator outlining the process to agree alternative arrangements for exams in 2021.

The GuardianGCSEs and A-levels likely to be partly assessed by cut-down versions of exams.