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GCSE and A Level Exams in England to take place a little later in 2021

Students taking GCSE, AS and A Level exams in 2021 sitting will now have an additional 3 weeks to prepare. This follows today’s announcement to delay the exam period in England. Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, has confirmed that exams will go ahead next year. There will also be “contingencies for all possible scenarios”. The Prime […]

Addressing the attainment gap

Today the Children’s Commissioner released research that more and more young people are leaving school without key qualifications – and that children from the poorest families are most affected. This research, reported in BBC News, shows that since 2015 there has been a 28% increase in the number of children leaving education without ‘substantive qualifications’. […]