There is some confusion over how grades will be awarded in the upcoming exam season, following the announcement that GCSE, AS and A level exams will not be going ahead this year. In short, teachers in England will be asked to assess students and reward them a grade, allowing them to progress to the next stage of Education. There will be a clear focus on what students have been taught as opposed to what they have missed. Teachers have been given guidance to help assist them in awarding students a … [Read more...] about How Will Grades be Awarded in 2021?
Education officers and parents alike, are rightfully concerned about the disrupted school work over the past eight months and the impact it may have on the upcoming mocks before and after Christmas. Whilst mocks have previously been dismissed as insignificant, the unprecedented nature of the virus stresses the importance of understanding that these grades may impact the actual grades students receive in the Summer. Older students may have missed certain aspects of the curriculum which will be … [Read more...] about Disruption to Education and Future Implications