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For Parents and Carers

Latest Developments Regarding Summer 2020 Examinations

As a way of keeping our students (and parents/carers) informed of information coming out about the arrangements for exams and grades this page has been set up with links to all relevant information that is currently available from the DfE, Ofqual, JCQ and the awarding bodies that Scalby School works with.  

(16/04/2020) The Department for Education has confirmed that results for GCSEs will be released on the same dates as originally planned – 20 August

DfE 


Public Health England and Department for Education 


BBC News 


Ofqual

  • Latest from Ofqual 
  • (22/05/2020) Infographic: Process for awarding GCSEs, AS and A levels summer 2020
  • (22/05/2020) Films Grading in 2020 – information for students 
  • (22/05/2020) Summer 2020 qualification explainer tool
  • Awarding qualifications in summer 2020 (Published 03/04/2020. Last updated 09/06/2020)
  • Information for schools, students and parents on how GCSE, AS, A level, vocational and technical qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020 includes the following guidance documents:
  • Guidance for teachers, students, parents and carers: Summer 2020 grades for GCSE, AS and A level, Extended Project Qualification and Advanced Extension Award in maths (updated 09/06/2020)
  • Summer 2020 results for vocational, technical and other qualifications – Advice for teachers, trainers and tutors; learners, parents and carers; employers and professional bodies
  • Information for Heads of Centre, Heads of Department and teachers on the submission of Centre assessment grades: Summer 2020 grades for GCSE, AS and A level, Extended Project Qualification and Advanced Extension Award in maths (updated 22/05/2020)
  • Guidance for Centres – The awarding of vocational and technical qualifications, and other general qualifications, in summer 2020 (added 15/05/2020)
  • Guidance for Heads of Centre, Heads of Department and teachers on objectivity in grading and ranking (added 15/05/2020)
  • Letter to students – Summer 2020 grading (03/04/2020)
  • Private candidate policy update (added 30/04/2020) Update on centre assessment grades and rank orders for private candidates and for students who have worked with other centres
  • Update on summer 2020 GCSEs, AS and A level grades for students in year 10 and below and for private candidates (added 05/05/2020)
  • Letter to students – summer 2020 grading – BSL signed (added 16/04/2020)

Consultations

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Pearson 

WJEC/Eduqas 

NCFE 

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