exams

How do I report exam maladministration?

You may be aware of instances of malpractice by school staff during exams. You may feel apprehensive to report malpractice in case of any repercussions from your headteacher or line manager. This article explains what maladministration is, what to do if you suspect it and which organisations you can report to.

Reception baseline assessment

The reception baseline assessment is being introduced to schools in autumn 2021. It is a short activity-based assessment of pupils’ early mathematics, literacy, communication and language skills.

Teacher assessed grades appeals

The majority of Covid restrictions have been removed in English schools. Rules have also been eased elsewhere in the UK,...

What is the EBacc?

You might have heard of the EBacc (English Baccalaureate) but are unsure of which subjects are included and how it fits into school performance tables. The EBacc is not a qualification in its own right but rather a combination of GCSE subjects.