Grades for cancelled GCSEs and A-level exams in England will now be published on their original planned days, the Department for Education has announced.
Grades are going to be decided by teachers’ assessments – with an initial suggestion that results could be issued earlier than usual this year.
A-level results will be published on 13 August and GCSEs on 20 August.
School Standards Minister Nick Gibb said it would give pupils and families some “reassurance and clarity”.
After schools were closed by the coronavirus, exams due to be taken this summer were cancelled.
As a replacement. the exam boards are gathering assessments from teachers about what they expected pupils to achieve and these predictions will be moderated so the overall national results and shares of grades are in line with previous years.
Teachers’ predictions will be based on an overall…
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