It is understandable that there is “anxiety” over exam grades, the prime minister has said, as pupils prepare to receive estimated results this week for tests cancelled during lockdown.
Visiting a school in London, Boris Johnson said he was also “very keen that exams should go ahead as normal”.
A-level results in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are due on Thursday.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has apologised for the handling of its exam results.
She acknowledged “we did not get it right” after results estimated by teachers for cancelled exams were downgraded.
The Scottish Qualifications Authority lowered grades using an algorithm – with pass rates for pupils in deprived areas downgraded further than those in more affluent parts.
Ms Sturgeon said her…
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