Supporting UK schools during Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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During these extraordinary times, many teachers, learners and families have been feeling uncertain and anxious about the closure of schools and the cancellation of exams this summer. We know this has been extremely unsettling, and it remains our overwhelming priority to support you throughout this unprecedented situation.     Since the Secretary of State announced that exams would not take place this summer we have been working around the clock with the Department for Education, Ofqual and the other exam boards to define the detail of how assessment will work.  

On 3 April 2020, Ofqual announced further information about how GCSEs, AS and A levels will be awarded this summer.  


Today Ofqual has also now announced further information about how vocational and technical qualifications will be awarded in 2020. You can find more information here.

 
You can read further details about this announcement and take a look at the comprehensive FAQs from Ofqual on our Schools support pages.

In the meantime, if you would like to speak to us directly, you can submit questions through our contact form, or by calling +44 (0)344 463 2535. 

 

At times like these it’s important to look after ourselves physically and mentally. If you or your students are feeling stressed or anxious, take a look at the mindfulness and wellbeing support available to you through this difficult time. 
 

My thoughts and best wishes are with all of you. 
 
Sharon Hague
Senior Vice President, Schools 

 

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