Teachers in England will be asked to assess the grades they think pupils would have achieved in cancelled GCSE and A-level exams. Read more here
Schools have been told to review their child protection policies and warned they may have to rely on other schools’ safeguarding leads in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
Pupils whose exams were cancelled due to the coronavirus epidemic will be given grades estimated by their teachers, the government has said. Read more here.
The education secretary says that “no child is unfairly penalised” by missing exams because of coronavirus school closures. Gavin Williamson announced that schools in the UK are to shut from Friday until further notice as a response to the ...
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that schools in the UK will close by this Friday (20th March) to prevent the further spread of coronavirus. Read more here.
The Department for Education has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows: Phone: 0800 046 8687 Email: ...
Girls are more than twice as likely as boys to pass a GCSE in a modern foreign language, a report suggests.