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GCSE and A level exams are cancelled. Will predicted grades have an adverse effect on black students?

Apr 01, 2020
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Following the government’s decision to close schools and cancel examinations due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Department for Education confirmed that students of GCSEs and A-levels would instead be graded using the predictions of their teachers.

From A* - 9? What does this all mean?

Aug 20, 2018

As parents, practitioners and students, we seem to be constantly having to get our head around the forever changing education system. The new grading system which saw the traditional A-G grade abolished and the introduction of 9 -1(with 9 been the highest) was introduced in 2017 for Maths and English and rolled out to other subject this year leaving many parents and young people confused!

So what does this mean?

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