Category: Press Releases

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

12 April 2021

Updated 12/04/21 We know that members are seeking the most up-to-date advice on how to respond to the Covid-19 outbreak and the aim of this page of the HMC website… Find out more

Vaccination plan letter to the PM

11 January 2021

HMC is delighted to be part of this voluntary plan to help school staff be vaccinated alongside other priority groups. To view the letter to the Prime Minister, please see… Find out more

HMC statement on iGCSEs

8 January 2021

HMC General Secretary Dr Simon Hyde said: “The decision to cancel GCSEs was premature. Exams are the fairest way of assessing what learners know and understand and we would like… Find out more

Passing the buck

6 January 2021

The Secretary of State for Education has repeatedly told us that exams are the fairest form of assessment. He has repeatedly told us that the government’s intention is for exams… Find out more

iGCSE examinations

6 January 2021

HMC General Secretary, Dr Simon Hyde, said: “HMC welcomes the statements from Pearson in relation to International GCSE examinations, shared with schools and colleges yesterday. “We believe their stated intent… Find out more

Statement from HMC on Public Exams

5 January 2021

HMC General Secretary, Dr Simon Hyde, said: “Whilst it is important that the learning loss which some students have experienced is accounted for, and that disadvantaged pupils are not further… Find out more

Stephen Borthwick

4 January 2021

We are saddened to hear that former HMC member, Stephen Borthwick has died. Stephen was Headmaster at Epsom College from 2000 – 2012 and will be known by many of… Find out more