6th form updates during national school closures
We will post all letters to parents on this web page during the national school closures. We will also post any updates on this web page as and when we receive further information from the government regarding A-levels, vocational qualifications and university admissions.
During this difficult time, please do not hesitate to contact our 6th form teachers, tutors and pastoral leaders (Mr Burns, Ms Dixon, Ms Oakley) by email if you require any support or have any questions.
Click here for the letter sent to all Year 13 students and parents on 20th April 2020.
On 16th April, the Department for Education announced that calculated grades (results) would be published on 13th August 2020 for Year 13 students.
Ofqual announced a two week consultation on the process for awarding grades this summer, appeals and autumn exams. See here to read or take part in the consultation which closes on 29th April 2020.
Ofqual published further guidance on vocational qualifications on 9th April. Click here for the full guidance. It states that Ofqual will award qualifications through a calculated grade. As the structure of vocational qualifications varies considerably depending on the type of qualification, further details will be sent to schools in the future about how the grades will be calculated for each qualification.
Click here for the statement from Ofqual on 3rd April 2020 regarding how grades will be calculated and how qualifications awarded this summer. Click here for a letter to students from the Head of Ofqual on 3rd April 2020 explaining the process of awarding qualifications. This guidance only covers GCSE and AS/A-levels.
Click here for a letter from the Universities Minister sent to all students applying to university on 3rd April 2020.
Please note that this guidance does not give any further information on either the appeals process or the arrangements for additional exams later this year.
Click here for the letter sent to Year 13 on Monday 23rd March.
Click here for Frequently Asked Questions on cancellation of exams published on Department for Education website on 20th March. There is some very clear information here for students and parents.
Please click here for the letter sent to all Year 13 students and parents on 19th March 2020.
Please click here for the letter sent to all Year 12 students and parents on 20th April 2020.
Please click here for the letter sent to all Year 12 students and parents on 19th March 2020.