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What if your child didn’t get the 2022 GCSE grades they wanted?

Today (25/08/2022) is GCSE results’ day in England and Wales. Hundreds of thousands of students have been anxiously waiting to find out what they got. Many will be over the moon and their grades exceeded their expectations. I don’t just mean all 9s. These things are relative. For some, a 6 in English Language might […]

It’s Time to Spring into Revision Action for GCSEs

Sow the seeds of success by revising now so that they can be in full bloom by the time exam season begins. <could help the puntastic opening!!> As we mark the first day of spring (Sun 20th March 2022), there are just under two months to the start of GCSE and A Level exams. To […]

GCSE revision Advance Information for the summer 2022 exams

All the UK exams boards have today (7th Feb 2022) released information on which major topics will appear in the summer 2022 exams. The move is one of a number of steps taken to recognise the disruption that students have suffered in their GCSE years. This particular initiative to release advance notice helps students prepare […]

GCSE 2022 – plans and contingency plans announced

For the latest on Advanced Information for GCSE, A Level and other qualifications see our post. Ofqual has announced the arrangements for the summer 2022 exams. And also the plans that it is putting in place in case GCSE and A Level exams are cancelled. Exams will be taking place next year. It’s something that […]

What’s happening to GCSE and A-level exams in 2022?

Today (30th September 2021) has been a big day for exam announcements in England . Ofqual has made three significant calls that affect students sitting their GCSE, A-Level and vocational exams in 2022. For many months students and their parents – and indeed teachers – have been wondering what changes might be made to courses […]

GCSE and A-Level Exams in 2022

Given the disruptive last couple of years, there’s still a number of questions about what will happen this year for GCSEs and A-Level exams. Will there be exams or teacher assessed grades in 2022? Everyone – government, Ofqual and the exam boards – is very clear that there is every intention that GCSE, A-Level and […]

Ready for school

For many students, being asked if they had school work to do over the summer is close to a mortal wounding. But it makes sense to think about it now. Most of us are desperately clinging to the last moments of summer. Even if the sun isn’t shining. For our teens that can mean the […]