Tag Archives: GCSEs 2021

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 […]

Ep5 One Size Won’t Fit All: Autism and SEN in studying

Sometimes it can seem like teens get pushed through a cookie cutter template. But it’s important to remember they are all individuals. Each young person is unique and will approach things in a different way. We seem to have comfortably adopted a view that ‘normal’ exists – albeit within certain parameters. And this is how […]

Will GCSE and A Level exams happen in 2021?

As if the year ahead won’t be trying enough for students, now MPs and the Media are weighing in on whether exams will actually take place. Today Labour shadow education MP, Kate Green, has announced Labour’s position that GCSE and A-level exams should be pushed back. They are arguing that the exams could take place […]

Ofqual confirms changes to GCSE exams in 2021.

To find out about Ofqual’s proposals on how 2021 grades will be awarded – head here> https://thestudybuddy.com/2021/01/16/how-youll-get-a-grade-for-gcse-and-a-levels-in-2021/ Following the consultation paper in July, Ofqual (the body responsible for regulating exams in England) has now announced what changes are being rolled out for students taking their exams next year. The changes are in response to impact […]