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Serenity prayer

25 February 2021

The so-called ‘serenity prayer’ has always struck me as something that could have been written specifically for headteachers. “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,… 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

Testing times

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16 December 2020

As our schools move into the school holidays, the government has announced that all secondary schools and colleges in England will have access to rapid coronavirus testing from January. This… Find out more

Perspectives on the awarding of exams

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23 July 2020

See below for blogs which discuss issues surrounding the awarding of exams:  HEPI blog, Hindsight is a wonderful thing: Ofqual, gradings and appeals, (Dennis Sherwood), 23.07.2020