The announcement on 20th March by the Department for Education that summer examinations are to be cancelled - but that qualifications would still be awarded - has led to anxiety and concern among students, parents, teachers and universities alike. This has been exacerbated by uncertainty over how this will be achieved. Understandably, it has taken some time for the qualification regulators to put in place a robust system that will ensure that every student receives final grades accurately … [Read more...] about Response to DofE exam guidance
This advice is a further update to that issued on January 27, and is on behalf of BSA and our partners, AEGIS and BAISIS. Once again, BSA and our partners remind members that we are NOT a medical authority, nor is this guidance intended as legal advice, and any decisions by a school in this area should involve its own medical staff in conjunction with local GPs. 1. How has the situation developed? Public Health England confirms that human to human transmission is occurring, and it also … [Read more...] about BSA Novel Coronavirus update
What an academic year it has been for Crescent Tuition and its amazing students and tutors. I would like to extend a personal thank you to our incredible set of tutors who have put in the work to help our students achieve some incredible examination results this year. Here is a selection of some of the fantastic feedback we have received: "Mao got A* for Economics and she was thrilled. She said the tutor in the February half term at Bath Academy and Henry really made a difference to her … [Read more...] about Exam feedback 2019
The proportion of students achieving the top grades at A-level has fallen to its lowest level for more than a decade, this year's results show. This year some 25.5% got an A grade or higher - the lowest level since 2007 when it was 25.3%. Girls have narrowly reclaimed the lead from boys, with 25.5% achieving these grades compared with 25.4% of boys. The overall pass rate remains the same as last year at 97.6% for students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Here at Crescent … [Read more...] about Results day!