News links from 01.08.2020 – 18.09.2020

Press Releases and Statements

HMC calls for public inquiry into exam shambles, (Dr Simon Hyde, HMC General Secretary), 19.08.2020

HMC responds to the Government’s decision to allow teacher-assessed grades, (Dr Simon Hyde, Incoming HMC General Secretary, King's School, Macclesfield), 17.08.2020

HMC statement on the use of teacher assessment grades, (Dr Simon Hyde, Incoming HMC General Secretary, King's School, Macclesfield), 17.08.2020

HMC responds to the latest Ofqual guidance on grading, (Fiona Boulton, HMC Chair, Guildford High School), 15.08.2020

HMC response to new guidance on exam grade appeals, (Fiona Boulton, HMC Chair, Guildford High School), 12.08.2020

HMC News

Evening Standard, Delay exams, urges head of London’s biggest academy chain, (Vicky Bingham, Additional Vice Chair, South Hampstead High School), 17.09.2020

TES, Private school teacher training 'boosts state sector', (Ian Power, Former HMC General Secretary), 09.09.2020

Express and Star, Proportion of state school pupils at Cambridge rises after A-level exams fiasco, (HMC Spokesperson) 03.09.2020

The Whitehaven News, Proportion of state school pupils at Cambridge rises after A-level exams fiasco, (HMC spokesperson), 03.09.2020

LBC Radio, Schools re-opening – Tom Swarbrick show, listen on catch up from 2.22.14 minutes into the show - no link available, (Fiona Boulton, HMC Vice Chair, Guildford High School), 01.09.2020

The Times, Private pupils were punished by Ofqual’s exam algorithm too, (Sally-Anne Huang, HMC Chair, St Paul’s School), 01.09.2020

Metro, Head of exams regulator Ofqual resigns after results scandal, (Dr Simon Hyde, HMC General Secretary), 25.08.2020

The Telegraph, Inside story of the missed algorithm warnings that led to A-level results chaos, (HMC), 21.08.2020

The Telegraph, The Great Exams Fiasco isn't over. For some families, it has barely begun, (Dr Simon Hyde, HMC General Secretary), 20.08.2020

The Express, Exam crisis continues: Hancock pleads 'unprecedented circumstances' as anger grows, (Dr Simon Hyde, HMC General Secretary), 20.08.2020

The Mirror, Universities demand government bailout following chaos of exam grading U-turn, (Dr Simon Hyde, HMC General Secretary), 19.08.2020

The Daily Mail, 'Great relief' from school chiefs over government A-level grade u-turn after ministers heeded calls from Eton College headmaster to dump the 'unfair' algorithm, (Dr Simon Hyde, Incoming General Secretary of HMC; Simon Henderson, Eton College; Harrow School; Winchester College; Westminster School), 17.08.2020

Independent Education Today, HMC urges government to revert to teacher-assessed grades, (Dr Simon Hyde, Incoming General Secretary of HMC), 17.08.2020

TES, A-level: Top private schools want teacher grades U-turn, (Simon Hyde, Incoming General Secretary of HMC; Simon Henderson, Eton College), 17.08.2020

Schools Week, Ofqual adviser: ‘Schools are tearing their hair out – it’s an absolute shambles’, (Simon Hyde, Incoming General Secretary of HMC), 17.08.2020

LBC Radio, LBC Radio interview with Fiona Boulton, HMC Chair about A level exam results 2020, (Fiona Boulton, HMC Chair, Guildford High School), 17.08.2020 – No link available, From 07.10 to 07.14, 17.08.2020

The Sunday Times, A-level results chaos to end in court battle, (Fiona Boulton, HMC Chair, Guildford High School; Richard Cairns, Brighton College, Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL, Helen Pike, Magdalen College School Oxford, The King’s School, Canterbury), 16.08.2020

LBC Radio, LBC Radio interview with Fiona Boulton, HMC Chair about A level exam results 2020, (Fiona Boulton, HMC Chair, Guildford High School), 14.08.2020 – No link available

The Telegraph, Exam watchdog accused of creating A-level grading system that punishes poorer students, (Ian Power, HMC General Secretary; Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson apologises to ALL 250,000 A-level students ahead of results TODAY - after 11th-hour changes left grades in chaos, teachers in a panic and appeals set for meltdown, (Fiona Boulton, HMC Chair, Guildford High School; Suzie Longstaff, Putney High School, Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL, Barnaby Lenon, Chair of ISC), 13.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Fury of the head teachers: School chiefs express alarm at plan to allow pupils to use their mock A-level results as their final marks - because many weren't taken seriously and the results may have been binned, (Fiona Boulton, HMC Chair, Guildford High School; Barnaby Lenon, Chair of ISC), 12.08.2020

The Telegraph, Pupils face exam chaos 'life sentence' over grade appeals, headteachers warn, (Ian Power, HMC General Secretary), 05.08.2020. Also in The Times, The Daily Mail, The Sun, Evening Standard, TES

Members’ News

Evening Standard, Keeping schools open 'unsustainable unless Government fixes coronavirus testing crisis', ministers warned, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 17.09.2020

The Mirror, Schools 'could go part-time' amid testing chaos and claims 740 hit by coronavirus, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL) 17.09.2020

The Times, Covid testing crisis: ‘Schools are closing and hospitals are buckling’, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 17.09.2020

The Times, No coronavirus tests for classmates if one child gets Covid-19, says Gavin Williamson, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.09.2020

Independent Education Today, School fees should not be a barrier to independent education, says Brentwood School, Michael Bond, Brentwood School, 16.09.2020

The Telegraph, Headteachers warn Boris Johnson over lack of access to coronavirus tests, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.09.2020

The Telegraph, Swathes of public to be refused coronavirus tests under rationing plans, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.09.2020

The Telegraph, Exclusive: Schools draw up plans to go part-time if testing chaos continues, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.09.2020

BBC News, Williamson defends use of calculated exam grades, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.09.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: 'Booking a test is like getting Harry Potter tickets', (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.09.2020

The Guardian, Up to 25,000 teachers in England self-isolating due to Covid fears, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.09.2020

The Guardian, Lack of Covid tests puts schools in 'impossible situation', teachers warn PM, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.09.2020

Evening Standard, Keeping schools open 'unsustainable unless Government fixes coronavirus testing crisis', ministers warned, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.09.2020

The Daily Mail, Heads scramble to block teachers from jetting off on overseas holidays in half-term and putting schools at risk of closure - as it's revealed one million pupils missed classes since they restarted, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.09.2020

The Times, Times letters: Schools’ need for fast-track virus testing, (Mark Mortimer, Bryanston School), 16.09.2020

TES, You have put schools in ‘impossible’ position, PM told, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.09.2020

Attain, Trampoline parenting, (Rebecca Glover, Surbiton High School), September 2020

The Telegraph, Letters to the Editor: School testing chaos, (Mark Mortimer, Bryanston School), 16.09.2020

The Independent, Coronavirus: One in nine pupils absent from school as lack of testing drives fears of ‘lockdown by default’, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.09.2020

The Daily Mail, Is YOUR school affected by a coronavirus outbreak? The 300 schools in England and Wales forced to close or send pupils home after positive Covid tests, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 15.09.2020

Schools Week, Ofqual accused of ‘scapegoating’ heads’ union over deflated grades fall-out, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 15.09.2020

Schools Week, Schools wait THREE DAYS for official PHE advice on how to respond to coronavirus cases, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 15.09.2020

iNews, Top private boarding school Bedales gives pupils extra hour in bed to improve teens’ academic work and mental health, (Bedales School), 15.09.2020

The Daily Mail, Is YOUR school affected by a coronavirus outbreak? The 300 schools in England and Wales forced to close or send pupils home after positive Covid tests, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 15.09.2020

ITV News, Schools experiencing delays in accessing Covid-19 tests, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 15.09.2020

The Telegraph, Dozens of schools have either closed or sent whole year groups home after just one positive test, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 14.09.2020

TES, GCSEs 2021: Ofqual admits to ‘issues’ with online exams, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 14.09.2020

The Daily Mail, Disruption to schooling could worsen in winter due to Covid-19, says union, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 14.09.2020

The Daily Mail, At least a dozen schools have sent home hundreds of pupils in the last week after just one pupil tested positive for Covid, (City of London School for Girls), 13.09.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: The story of the big U-turn of the summer, (Barnaby Lenon, Chair of ISC; Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.09.2020

The Daily Mail, GCSE pupils are told they WILL have to study poetry after all – as furious teachers accuse Britain’s largest exam board of giving in to ‘demands of some celebrity poets’, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 11.09.2020

The Telegraph, Eton College faces coronavirus outbreak after 'a few' students test positive for Covid-19, (Eton College), 11.09.2020. Also in The Daily Mail

TES, GCSEs 2021 changes are 'hugely frustrating', say heads, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 11.09.2020

Schools Week, Revealed: Ofqual warned of algorithm legal risk, 10.09.2020

The Telegraph, Plans to get children back to the classroom are being 'derailed' by lack of tests, headteachers warn, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 10.09.2020

The Times, Gridlock as glitch sends people hundreds of miles for virus test, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 10.09.2020

Metro, Whole school closes after children show coronavirus symptoms, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 10.09.2020

TES, Fury as Covid tests chaos keeps thousands out of school, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 10.09.2020

The Daily Mail, More than 200 schools and colleges have had problems getting access to Covid-19 tests for staff and pupils, headteachers' union says, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 10.09.2020

The Daily Mail, Hundreds of schools and colleges have problems accessing Covid-19 tests – union, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 10.09.2020

The Telegraph, America's 'Covid evacuees' flock to Scottish boarding schools, (Lisa Kerr, Gordonstoun, Strathallan School, Fettes College), 09.09.2020

TES, Success of language teacher SCITT must now 'go viral', (Dr Joe Spence, Dulwich College), 09.09.2020

TES, DfE and Ofqual 'blaming each other' for grading crisis, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 07.09.2020

The Evening Standard, Five schools shut down and hundreds of pupils self-isolating after coronavirus outbreaks, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 08.09.2020

The Daily Mail, School's out... again! Dozens of headteachers send pupils home amid Covid-19 outbreaks at schools across the UK, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL),07.09.2020

TES, Exclusive: Stop Ofsted for a year or more, say teachers, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 04.09.2020

TES, 'New schools needed to avoid 77,000 places shortfall', (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 04.09.2020

TES, Mission accepted...now to begin life teaching abroad, (Kellett School, Hong Kong), 03.09.2020

Schools Week, Ofqual: ‘Wrong to assume’ students with deflated grades have been ‘disadvantaged’, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 03.09.2020

The Spectator, Will schools have learnt the lessons of lockdown?, (Hampton School, Eton College), 03.09.2020

TES, Ofqual suggests online tests for GCSEs and A levels, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.09.2020

TES, Overseas boarders pick 'safe' UK over USA, (Barnaby Lenon, Chair of ISC), 02.09.2020

The Times, Heads put Williamson to test on delays for next year’s exams, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 02.09.2020

iNews, Schools reopening: Children head back to school, with questions remaining about safety and local lockdowns, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.09.2020

Tatler, Tatler’s Education Editor on what the return to boarding school will really be like post-Covid, (Magnus Bashaarat, Bedales School; Harrow School, Millfield School, Wellington College, Eton College, Marlborough College), 01.09.2020

The Telegraph, Are face masks compulsory when schools reopen?, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.09.2020

The Times, Times letters: schools need clarity over next year’s exams, (Samantha Price, Benenden School), 01.09.2020

TES, Exclusive: 64% of teachers worry about return to school, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.09.2020

The Daily Mail, 'I'm SCARED and so are the students': New teacher on his first day tells of fear at 'no PPE' in school where 'social-distancing is impossible' as millions of pupils in England and Wales return to classes today, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 01.09.2020

TES, Williamson pens open letter insisting schools are safe, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 30.08.2020

The Sun, 'PLAN B' FURY Teaching unions left fuming at last-minute ‘Plan B’ guidance for schools in lockdown areas, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 30.08.2020

The Telegraph, How to make sure children are mentally prepared for the big return to school, (Joseph Spence, Dulwich College), 29.08.2020                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

TES, DfE reveals 'worst-case scenario' plan for Covid spikes, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 29.08.2020

The Telegraph, Teaching unions condemn last minute schools guidance, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 29.08.2020

The Telegraph, Headteachers demand one-term amnesty on fining concerned parents for children missing school, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 31.08.2020

The Independent, Coronavirus: Fury as new schools guidance released on Friday afternoon before pupils return, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 29.08.2020

TES, Heads and teachers call for 'urgent' grades inquiry, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 28.08.2020

Huffington Post, Anger As Government Issues Guidance To Schools In Lockdown Areas Days Before Re-Opening, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 28.08.2020

The Times, Facemasks in schools: Head teachers demand clear guidance, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 28.08.2020

The Telegraph, The dystopian technology that awaits kids going back to school, (Uppingham School), 27.08.2020

The Times, Ofqual chief Sally Collier quits over A-level results fiasco, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 26.08.2020

The Times, Secondary school pupils will wear facemasks after U‑turn, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 26.08.2020

Independent Education Today, How different will school life be in September? (Gavin Horgan, Millfield School; Douglas Robb, Gresham’s School), 25.08.2020

The Telegraph, Ofqual chief Sally Collier quits after exam results fiasco, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 25.08.2020

The Telegraph, Face masks to be worn in schools after Government U-turn, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL). 25.08.2020

TES, Why Ofqual must remain – despite the results chaos, (Mark Steed, Kellet School), 24.08.2020

Independent Education Today, Highgate delivers summer school for students most affected by closures, (Adam Pettitt, Highgate School), 24.08.2020

The Telegraph, Boris Johnson under pressure to introduce face masks in schools, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 24.08.2020

The Telegraph, 'We have to make this work': The nightmare challenges for headteachers trying to reopen schools in September, (Helen Pike, Magdalen College), 24.08.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Teachers spread virus more than their pupils, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 24.08.2020

The Telegraph, Boris Johnson: Nothing will have a greater effect on our children's life chances than returning to school, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 23.08.2020

The Times, Times Letters: Alternatives to the boarding schools ‘racket’, (Adam Pettitt, Highgate School), 22.08.2020

The Telegraph, Letters: Nurturing the next generation of top cricketers, (scroll down) (Will Phelan, Stamford Endowed Schools), 22.08.2020

TES, How to avoid an exams fiasco? Trust teachers, (Magnus Bashaarat, Bedales School), 22.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Headmasters could appeal GCSE results for being TOO GENEROUS after pupils were upgraded beyond teacher estimates – setting them up to take courses that they will fail in future, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL; Roedean School), 21.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Now your child can attend sixth form at Harrow WITHOUT leaving home: School launches £15,000-a-year online-only A-level curriculum (and there's still space available for this year), (Harrow School; Winchester College; St. Mary’s School Ascot; King’s College School; Westminster School; Simon Henderson, Eton College), 20.08.2020

The Telegraph, Well-managed and well-moderated assessment is the only way to prevent another exams fiasco next year, (Magnus Bashaarat, Bedales School), 20.08.2020

The Telegraph, Subject-by-subject breakdown suggests private school children were biggest winners from GCSE grade inflation, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL),20.08.2020

The Times, More top grades as GCSE results rise in all subjects, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 20.08.2020

The Times, GCSE and A-level results: Schools ask for block on grade appeals, (Barnaby Lenon, CEO at ISC; Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 20.08.2020

The Telegraph, How to decide what to do after GCSEs, (Richard Cairns, Brighton College), 20.08.2020

The Telegraph, Sixth forms may have to weed out weaker students, education chief warns, (Barnaby Lenon, CEO at ISC; Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 19.08.2020

The Telegraph, Teachers braced for GCSE backlash over 'too harsh' predicted grades, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 19.08.2020

The Telegraph, GCSE results Q&A: Expert advice on retakes, re-marks and dealing with disappointment, (Jane Lunnon, Wimbledon High School), 19.08.2020

TES, GCSEs 2020: Please don't allow CAG appeals, say schools, (Barnaby Lenon, CEO at ISC), 19.08.2020

Schools Week, ASCL calls for independent inquiry into exam results fiasco, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 18.08.2020

The Guardian, 'Drill and kill' for England's state schools while private sector goes progressive, (Toby Seth, Pocklington School; Alleyn’s School; Bedales School), 18.08.2020

The Telegraph, Gavin Williamson and Ofqual divided over A-level exam grades, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 17.08.2020

The Times, A-level and GCSE results: Appeals fiasco threatens school reopenings, head teachers warn, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 17.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Will GCSE results be delayed TWO WEEKS? Top Tories call on Boris Johnson to postpone marks due out this Thursday - as A-level grade confusion drags on with a U-turn on appeals and lawsuits by pupils, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 17.08.2020

The Times, End exam shambles, Tories tell Boris Johnson, (Vicky Bingham, South Hampstead High School) 17.08.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, GCSE grades would be boosted by 9 percentage points if teachers’ predictions were used, (Barnaby Lenon, CEO at ISC), 16.08.2020

TES, A-level 'chaos' deepens as Ofqual suspends appeal rules, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.08.2020

LBC, Centre Assessed Grades interview with Shelagh Fogerty, (Leo Winkley, Shrewsbury School), the discussion begins at 00:20:13. 17.08.20

TES, IB offers new grades to tackle 'algorithm' controversy, (Bryanston School), 17.08.2020

The Sunday Times, In a muddled world, here’s some simple advice: seize your chance, (Andrew Halls, King’s College School), 16.08.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, A-level algorithm predicts inaccurate grades at least a third of the time, exam regulator’s analysis reveals, (Barnaby Lenon, CEO at ISC), 16.08.2020

The Independent, A-level results: Ofqual suspends criteria for exam appeals hours after releasing policy, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.08.2020

The Guardian, Autumn term chaos feared over exam resits and appeals, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 16.08.2020

The Times, Letters to the Editor: A level shambles, (Peter Green Rugby School), 15.08.2020

The Telegraph, Exams in chaos after Ofqual about-turn on grade guidance, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 15.08.2020

The Sun, SPECIAL MEASURE A-level farce deepens as Ofqual SUSPENDS appeals criteria without bothering to say why, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 15.08.2020

BBC News, A-level results: Ofqual 'reviewing' exam appeals guidance, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 15.08.2020

The Telegraph, Exams in chaos after Ofqual about-turn on grade guidance, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 15.08.2020

The Times, GCSE results: Head teachers predict a shambles after A-level downgrading row, (Alex Hutchinson, Woldingham School; Helen Pike, Magdalen College School), 15.08.2020

iNews, UK travel quarantine: Teachers rush back to UK and cancel holidays after France quarantine restrictions introduced, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 14.08.2020

Schools Week, A-level appeals: Heads fear pupils will miss university start dates, (Stephen Jones, St Edward’s School, Oxford), 14.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Oxford University warns students who successfully appeal downgraded A-level they still WON'T be eligible for a place this academic year, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 14.08.2020

TES, Exclusive: Ofqual missed A-level private school bonus, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 14.08.2020

TES, Halfon: Prove system is fair before GCSE results day, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 14.08.2020

TES, Universities say A-level mock appeal pupils must defer, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 14.08.2020

TES, Ofqual brands teacher-assessed grades as 'implausible', (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 14.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Oxford University warns students who successfully appeal downgraded A-level they still WON'T be eligible for a place this academic year, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 14.08.2020

The Telegraph, Letters: Any teacher could see that algorithmic A-levels would let pupils down, (Richard Russell, Colfe’s School), 14.08.2020

BBC News, What's next in the arguments over exam results?, (Reference to HMC A level poll, Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

Independent Education Today, A-level results: mixed emotions at independent schools, (Gus Lock, Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School; David EJJ Lloyd, Solihull School, Tom Lawson, Eastbourne College), 13.08.2020

BBC News, A-levels: Anger over 'unfair' results this year, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Poorer pupils are worst hit by A-level downgrades with 10% seeing marks lowered - but record numbers of students are STILL heading to university as percentage receiving A*s or As rises to all-time high, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

The Times, Top unis taking majority of extra students, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

iNews, A-level results 2020: ‘Unfair’ results ‘must be reviewed’ as lowering of grades hits poorest pupils most, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

TES, A levels 2020: Grades 'utterly unfair and unfathomable', (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

TES, 'I have never seen such a car-crash set of results', (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

The Telegraph, Almost 40 per cent of A-level results downgraded as Government under pressure to U-turn, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Ministers vow A-level results WILL be 'standardised' despite concession on using mock grades - amid warnings a Scottish-style U-turn to give teachers the final say could hike pass rates by 12 percentage points and taint a generation of youngsters, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

The Times, Times letters: Use of mock exam results in awarding grades, (Duncan Byrne, Loughborough Grammar School), 13.08.2020

The Times, A-level results: Record number of poorer pupils bound for university, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

iNews, A-level results 2020: 39% of teacher predicted grades downgraded by algorithm amid calls for U-turn, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

BBC News, A-levels: Heads warn of 'unfair' grades for students, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

ITV News, 'It's just heartbreaking': Anger and upset as thousands of England A-level results downgraded, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

The Times, School leavers given new hope after A-level chaos, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

The Daily Mail, 'After Cs and Bs all year... I got U, D, D': A-level pupils go into meltdown as they open downgraded results - while number of students given university places RISES nearly 3% to 358,860, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

iNews, A-level results day 2020: How the Government’s ‘triple lock’ grades for A-level and GCSE results works, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 13.08.2020

The Telegraph, Ministers accused of 'creating a monster' by allowing pupils to use mocks to appeal A-level grades, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 12.08.2020

iNews, A-levels 2020: ‘Triple lock’ to trigger deluge of appeals with half of mocks higher than results day grades at some schools, 12.08.2020

The Telegraph, 40 per cent of A-level grades will be downgraded from predicted results, schools minister admits, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 12.08.2020

The Telegraph, A-level students told they can choose mock results in last-minute change, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 12.08.2020

TES, Lack of guidance on mocks leaves schools 'in chaos', (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 12.08.2020

TES, Schools to get autumn GCSE and A level exam resit cash, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 12.08.2020

TES, Mass closure and other Covid threats to private schools, (Julie Robinson, CEO at ISC), 12.08.2020

TES, SQA results: 'We need a system we're all confident in', (Robin Macpherson, Robert Gordon's College), 12.08.2020

BBC News, Replacement A-level grades 'no lower than mock exams', (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 12.08.2020

The Times, Pupils given second shot at success in A levels, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 12.08.2020

BBC News, Students warn mock grades 'make mockery' of exams, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 12.08.2020

The Times, Letters to the Editor: Concern over standardised A-level grades, (Richard Backhouse, Berkhamsted School), 12.08.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Children are safe, insists Boris Johnson as study points to school virus risk, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 12.08.2020

Evening Standard, Grammar school Belfast Royal Academy ‘to ban pupils not wearing face masks from classroom', (Belfast Royal Academy), 11.08.2020

TES, Mock A-level and GCSE grades to equal official results, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 11.08.2020

TES, Scots grade U-turn places ‘huge pressure’ on Williamson, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 11.08.2020

TES, Exclusive: Ofqual dodges poorer student grade question, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 11.08.2020

BBC News, Scottish school pupils have results upgraded, 11.08.2020

The Times, Pupils kept apart by one-way corridors and staggered starts, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 11.08.2020

The Times, Boris Johnson: Lockdowns should not force schools to close, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 10.08.2020

iNews, Schools reopening: Gavin Williamson under pressure to back up claim coronavirus doesn’t spread in schools, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 10.08.2020

The Telegraph, Is this new online-only private school the future of education?, (Harrow School, Eton College), 10.08.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Union plans for schools to teach pupils on 'week on-week off' basis, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 09.08.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Top of the class: Students have 'right to know' their place in the rank order drawn up by teachers, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 09.08.2020

The Sunday Times, State pupil boom in private schools, (Melvyn Roffe, George Watson’s College; Colin Gambles, Hutchesons’ Grammar School), 09.08.2020

The Telegraph, Drop appeal fees for sake of poorer pupils, exam boards urged, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 08.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Schools will defy the Government's promise to have children back 'full time' in September by only re-opening until lunchtime, heads warn, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary ASCL), 08.08.2020

The Times, Pupils in the grip of knife and drug gangs at a third of schools, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 08.08.2020

TES, Just 26% teachers see A level and GCSE grading as fair, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 08.08.2020

TES, Exclusive: Teacher grades ignored in most GCSE results, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 07.08.2020

The Telegraph, Exams U-turn as pupils win reprieve over A-level and GCSE grade appeals, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 06.08.2020 Also in The Times, The Sun,  The Independent

The Telegraph, Pupils warned not to hug each other on A-level results day, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 06.08.2020

Schools Week, Labour seeks assurances over GCSE and A-level results amid claims of unfairness in Scotland, (Geoff Barton, General Secretary at ASCL), 05.08.2020

BBC News, Scotland's exam results: John Swinney denies deprived pupils were penalised, (John Swinney, Scotland Education Secretary), 05.08.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: No exam for Scots to improve their grades, (John Swinney, Scotland Education Secretary), 05.08.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Teachers’ grades not credible, says Sturgeon, (John Swinney, Scotland Education Secretary), 05.08.2020

The Times, Bright pupils could miss top A-level grades, (Neil Roskilly, Chief Executive of ISA), 05.08.2020

BBC News, National moderation played 'important role' in grades, (John Swinney, Scotland Education Secretary), 04.08.2020

BBC News, Medical dream 'in tatters' after results downgraded by SQA, (John Swinney, Scotland Education Secretary), 04.08.2020

iNews, The backlash over exam grades in Scotland is a sign of things to come with GCSEs and A-levels in the rest of the UK, (John Swinney, Scotland Education Secretary), 04.08.2020

iNews, Exam results: Poorest pupils in Scotland more likely to have grades lowered than richest, (John Swinney, Scotland Education Secretary), 04.08.2020

The Telegraph, Unions support return to school but warn 'Plan B' needed in case of second lockdown, (Julie McCulloch, Director of Policy at ASCL), 04.08.2020

The Telegraph, 'Close shops and pubs to reopen schools,' says Children's Commissioner, (Julie McCulloch, Director of Policy at ASCL), 04.08.2020. Also in The Financial Times, The Times and BBC News

TES, SQA results day: 25% of teacher estimates 'adjusted', (John Swinney, Scotland Education Secretary), 04.08.2020

TES, SQA chief: ‘Teachers may have been optimistic’, (Fiona Robertson, Chief Executive of SQA), 04.08.2020

BBC News, Scotland's results day: Thousands of pupils have exam grades lowered, (John Swinney, Scotland Education Secretary), 04.08.2020

BBC News, Scotland's results day: Pass rates rise as Scottish pupils find out grades, (John Swinney, Scotland Education Secretary), 04.08.2020

BBC News, Scotland's results 2020: How grades were worked out in the no exams year, (John Swinney, Scotland Education Secretary), 04.08.2020

The Telegraph, GCSE English literature exam students to get choice of topics because of school closures, (Duncan Baldwin, Deputy Policy Director at ASCL), 04.08.2020

The Times, Poetry is a coronavirus casualty at GCSE exam pared back, (Duncan Baldwin, Deputy Policy Director at ASCL), 04.08.2020

Financial Times, Exam changes in England will not compensate for virus disruption, (Duncan Baldwin, Deputy Policy Director at ASCL), 04.08.2020

The Guardian, Unions say government has 'head in sand' over 2021 GCSEs and A-levels, (Duncan Baldwin, Deputy Policy Director at ASCL), 03.08.2020

The Herald, SQA accused of 'secrecy' amid warning over flurry of appeals as pupils receive results, (John Swinney, Scotland Education Secretary), 03.08.2020

TES, ‘Tinkering’ over huge challenge of 2021 GCSEs condemned, (Duncan Baldwin, Deputy Policy Director at ASCL), 03.08.2020

TES, When would local Covid spikes close schools, ask heads, (Julie McCulloch, Policy Director at ASCL), 03.08.2020

The Economist, The pandemic puts a strain on elite private schools, (Mark Lauder, Strathallan School) 02.08.2020 – Subscription required to view content

The Times, Ex-pupils angry at Gordonstoun plan for China outposts, (Lisa Kerr, Gordonstoun), 01.08.2020

HEPI blog

CAGs rule OK, (Dennis Sherwood), 18.08.2020

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TES, GCSE and A levels: The 7 rules for autumn exam 'resits', 18.09.2020

TES, School pupil spend sees 'largest cut in 40 years', 18.09.2020

TES, Revealed: Ofsted 'split' between leaders and inspectors, 18.09.2020

iNews, Children want more climate change and sustainability lessons in school, as Greta Thunberg is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, 18.09.2020

The Guardian, England's state schools suffering biggest fall in funding since 1980s, says IFS, 18.09.2020

BBC News, Schools in poorer areas lack catch-up cash, 18.09.2020

TES, GCSE disadvantage gap shrank in 2020, 18.09.2020

TES, Half-term national lockdown proposed by Sage scientists, 18.09.2020

The Guardian, Pupils off in four out of five schools in England waiting on Covid tests, 18.09.2020

The Mirror, Four in five schools don't have children in class because they can't get Covid-19 tests, 18.09.2020

The Daily Mail, Majority of schools have pupils isolating `due to Covid-19 test access problems´, 18.09.2020

The Mirror, Parents' fury as kids with 'runny noses' out of school until they've had a test, 18.09.2020

The Daily Mail, North West, Midlands and West Yorkshire will go into lockdown from Tuesday and ministers plan nationwide 14-day 'circuit-breaker' at half-term - as cases and hospital admissions in England DOUBLE in a week, 18.09.2020

The Guardian, UK home schooling numbers double in a week, amid Covid test shortages, 17.09.2020

The Guardian, The school I run has lost five staff due to Covid-19 test delays. This can't go on, 17.09.2020

The Telegraph, No excuses, pupils must wear masks around school - and it's up to teachers to sort this out, 17.09.2020

iNews, Schools closed due to Covid: Rules around coronavirus closures explained, and how many UK schools are affected, 17.09.2020

iNews, Children growing up in expensive homes have fewer emotional and behavioural problems, study finds, 17.09.2020

The Telegraph, Children with a runny nose do not have coronavirus, expert says, 17.09.2020

The Telegraph, Schools that do not teach about LGBT+ relationships could fail Ofsted inspections, 17.09.2020

Evening Standard, Gavin Williamson says holding GCSE and A Level exams this year 'would have hit disadvantaged children hardest', 17.09.2020

Evening Standard, Time running out for GCSE and A Level exams to be delayed, headteachers warn, 17.09.2020

ITV News, Oxford University accepts record number of state school pupils, 17.09.2020

TES, Grades U-turn: 'Record' state school intake at Oxford, 17.09.2020

Schools Week, Government considering extra testing kits for schools, 17.09.2020

Schools Week, Coronavirus: Majority of teachers’ mental health declines, 17.09.2020

TES, Figures show 1,441 school staff off because of Covid-19, 17.09.2020

TES, Grades U-turn: 'Record' state school intake at Oxford, 17.09.2020

TES, Schools can now get 10 Covid test kits per 1,000 pupils, 17.09.2020

TES, Schools could get more home-testing kits, says Hancock, 17.09.2020

TES, 3 changes we need for more teachers to become heads, 17.09.2020

TES, Independent schools chief inspector goes in shake-up, 17.09.2020

TES, Heads concerned as Covid safety checks 'outsourced', 17.09.2020

TES, Is this an answer to the school Covid-19 testing chaos?, 17.09.2020

TES, School Covid hotline criticised over failure to advise, 17.09.2020

TES, Teachers ‘unsupported and unappreciated’ in pandemic, 17.09.2020

The Daily Mail, Testing fiasco hits 'nearly every school in England' with up to 25,000 teachers and thousands of pupils forced to self-isolate at home two weeks in new term, 17.09.2020

Schools Week, Coronavirus: Majority of teachers’ mental health declines, 17.09.2020

The Times, John Swinney suggests more pupils can challenge grades, 17.09.2020

TES, Schools warned over rising dark-web attack threat, 17.09.2020

The Times, Spurious costings are no reason to ban school uniform, 17.09.2020

Evening Standard, Time running out for GCSE and A Level exams to be delayed, headteachers warn, 16.09.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus testing: Education secretary defends system for schools, 16.09.2020

The Daily Mail, Headteachers warn 740 schools have been forced to shut or send pupils home ALREADY because of Covid testing fiasco as thousands of youngsters self isolate at home, 16.09.2020

FT Adviser, Covid-19 sees schools pull out of pension scheme, 16.09.2020

The Telegraph, Pandemic will hold children back for generations, World Bank warns, 16.09.2020

Schools Week, DfE seizes control of handling school covid cases after PHE local teams ‘overwhelmed’, 16.09.2020

TES, Williamson: Some teachers didn't do as much in lockdown, 16.09.2020

TES, School Covid test chaos ‘utterly, grimly, predictable’, 16.09.2020

TES, Swinney under fire over SQA grade appeals process, 16.09.2020

TES, Was this the day we learned 2021 exams won't go ahead?, 16.09.2020

TES, Schools 'will be on Covid-19 testing priority list', 16.09.2020

TES, Do we need exam boards any more?, 16.09.2020

TES, Why there are no right answers on Covid-19 for schools, 16.09.2020

TES, Can we build relationships with parents, despite Covid?, 16.09.2020

TES, GCSE exams could be held in public buildings in 2021, 16.09.2020

TES, Covid case advice hotline for schools set to launch, 16.09.2020

TES, School Covid test crisis 'out of control', say teachers, 16.09.2020

TES, Williamson fails to give school Covid testing guarantee, 16.09.2020

iNews, GCSEs and A-levels 2021: Exams could be sat in ‘public buildings’ to provide extra social distancing space, says Gavin Williamson, 16.09.2020

iNews, Covid testing: Headteachers urge Boris Johnson to ‘take charge’ amid ‘mounting concern’ shortage could close schools, 16.09.2020

iNews, Schools closed due to Covid: The rules around coronavirus closures explained, and how many UK schools are affected, 16.09.2020

iNews, Coronavirus in Scotland: ‘Very real risk’ 2021 exams will be disrupted, 16.09.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus testing: Education secretary defends system for schools, 16.09.2020

The Times, Teachers face half-term coronavirus travel ban, 16.09.2020

Sky News, Coronavirus: Schoolchildren and parents could be among groups prioritised for COVID-19 tests, says cabinet minister, 16.09.2020

Huffington Post, Teachers Could Sue Gavin Williamson Over Test And Trace Failures, 16.09.2020

The Daily Mail, Schools struggle with `increasingly out of control´ Covid-19 testing issues, 16.09.2020

TES, Revealed: Worries that teachers are already 'exhausted', 16.09.2020

The Telegraph, Coronavirus testing chaos 'puts children at back of queue' , 16.09.2020

The Times, Parents forced to play the system so children can get appointments, 16.09.2020

TES, Covid: Protect teachers or face legal action, DfE told, 15.09.2020

TES, Trainee teachers being taught to lead remote lessons, 15.09.2020

Schools Week, It’s official: DfE doesn’t know how many schools have covid cases, 15.09.2020

Schools Week, Attendance: 8% of schools not ‘fully open’ last week, says DfE, 15.09.2020

BBC News, School figures show 88% of pupils were back for start of term,  also in The Standard, 15.09.2020

The Independent, Government could face legal action for exposing teachers to coronavirus, 15.09.2020

Evening Standard, Lack of coronavirus tests could see schools close again, warns headteacher, 15.09.2020

Sky News, Coronavirus: Schools may close again due to lack of tests, headteacher warns, 15.09.2020

The Guardian, One in nine pupils absent as schools in England reopened, 15.09.2020, also in The Daily Mail and iNews

The Telegraph, Schools should only close as a 'last resort', WHO insists, 15.09.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Can my child go to school with a cold?, 15.09.2020

The Mirror, Parents' fury as 'thousands' of kids out of school and unable to get Covid-19 tests, 15.09.2020

The Daily Mail, One in eight state school students did NOT go back when classrooms reopened after Covid lockdown, official figures show, 15.09.2020

The Daily Mail, Nearly nine in 10 children return to school after Covid-19 lockdown, 15.09.2020

The Times, The Times view on disadvantaged schoolchildren falling behind: Class Divide, 15.09.2020

The Daily Mail, Coronavirus crisis in hospitals and schools as medics and teachers are unable to access tests - and there are NONE available in ANY of our ten hardest-hit areas, 15.09.2020

Schools Week, Williamson: Covid is an ‘opportunity’ to drive education reforms, 14.09.2020

The Telegraph, How to deal with Covid-19 anxiety in children, 14.09.2020

The Guardian, After Covid-19, millions of girls may not return to the classroom. We can help them, 14.09.2020

TES, Warning over ‘divisive and inadequate’ teacher pay plan, 14.09.2020

iNews, Oxford graduate crowdfunding to become barrister pledges free tutoring for underprivileged kids for each donation, 14.09.2020

BBC News, Heads warn of teacher shortages without Covid tests, 14.09.2020

The Guardian, England's schools 'will grind to a halt' unless Covid testing improves, 14.09.2020

The Telegraph, Secondary school children felt happier and less worried during the course of lockdown, study finds, 14.09.2020

The Telegraph, Police could challenge children who break new Covid laws by walking to school together, 14.09.2020

TES, GCSE English 2021: What’s all the fuss about?, 14.09.2020

TES, Core maths 'crucial to help students post-Covid', 14.09.2020

TES, 'Families should share burden of future home education', 14.09.2020

TES, John Hattie: We must build on lockdown teaching success, 14.09.2020

Metro, Coronavirus bubbles: Support and school bubbles explained, 14.09.2020

Schools Week, Exam board ‘proposed algorithm – then raised concerns about it’, 14.09.2020

The Telegraph, How school pupils and staff can stay safe from coronavirus under new Covid-19 rules, 14.09.2020

The Times, Six-day week for academy chain pupils who lost out, 14.09.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: School cases to be expected - education minister, 14.09.2020

TES, Virtual school library launched for pupils hit by Covid, 14.09.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Children will stay part of rule of six, says Gove, 12.09.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Teachers are isolating but still teach - by video, 12.09.2020

TES, 'We need a game changer for looked-after pupils', 12.09.2020

TES, The three secrets of Covid-era school leadership, 12.09.2020

The Guardian, Exasperated parents in England say test and trace still a 'shambles', 12.09.2020

The Telegraph, Children should be exempt from 'rule of six' for sake of well-being, experts say, 12.09.2020

Schools Week, Schools break into emergency Covid test supplies amid delays, 11.09.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Saliva test study will track school cases, 11.09.2020

TES, New call for 2021 Scottish exams to be cancelled, 11.09.2020

The Telegraph, Parents warned not to idle as ‘dangerously high’ air pollution found outside quarter of schools, 11.09.2020

Schools Week, Revealed: Ofqual warned of algorithm legal risk, 10.09.2020

TES, Changes to English and history GCSEs 2021 revealed, 10.09.2020

The Telegraph, Boris Johnson facing Cabinet unrest as ministers demand children be exempt from 'rule of six', 10.09.2020

The Telegraph, Eight in ten children learned little or nothing during school closures while violence at home doubled, survey finds, 10.09.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: School exams set to be held again in 2021, 10.09.2020

TES, Exclusive: Ofsted inspectors fear new visits won't work, 10.09.2020

TES, 3 leading universities say they won't accept T levels, 10.09.2020

TES, Free maths masterclass offered to disadvantaged pupils, 10.09.2020

TES, What will Ofsted's interim visits actually look like?, 10.09.2020

TES, Blended learning 'better than traditional instruction', 10.09.2020

TES, Revealed: A levels with the biggest U-turn grades lift, 10.09.2020

TES, What it's like teaching remotely in an empty classroom, 10.09.2020

TES, GCSEs 2020: England gets smallest boost in top grades, 10.09.2020

TES, GCSEs 2020: Girls pull further ahead than boys, 10.09.2020

TES, 4 ways to make staggered school start times work, 10.09.2020

The Telegraph, Eight in ten children learned little or nothing during school closures while violence at home doubled, survey finds, 10.09.2020

Metro, Government blocks bid to release all documents related to A-levels crisis, 10.09.2020

The Telegraph, Back to school: How students and staff can stay safe from coronavirus, 10.09.2020

The Guardian, English schools urgently need the tools to deal with any new coronavirus outbreaks, 10.09.2020

Schools Week, DfE seeks retired educational psychologists to support returning pupils, 10.09.2020

TES, Regular teacher tests prioritised under 'Moonshot' plan, 10.09.2020

TES, Covid testing an 'absolute shambles' for schools, 09.09.2020

The Independent, As a parent to a teenager in year 11 – I’m beyond angry about how the Covid-19 testing system has failed schools, 09.09.2020

BBC News, Covid concerns for staff working with ASN pupils, 09.09.2020

Evening Standard, Schools facing funding black hole 'after Covid-19 safety measures eat up budgets', 09.09.2020

iNews, Sex education has been updated for the modern world — from sexting and pornography to gender identity, 09.09.2020

iNews, Coronavirus testing: Matt Hancock sparks anger by blaming people without Covid-19 symptoms for clogging testing process, 09.09.2020

iNews, Our country faces an epidemic of educational poverty – this is what the Government must do to close the attainment gap, 09.09.2020

TES, Lack of teacher edtech skills a challenge during Covid, 09.09.2020

TES, Why teachers can't keep this virus at bay on their own, 09.09.2020

TES, 'Two of my staff have tested positive for Covid', 09.09.2020

TES, Swinney reassured by SQA days before results published, 09.09.2020

TES, 'Covid won't stop counselling in every secondary', 09.09.2020

TES, Whole year group tests 'not appropriate', says Hancock, 09.09.2020

TES, Why teachers at my school work in threes, 09.09.2020

TES, Scotland half way towards Covid teacher numbers target, 09.09.2020

TES, 'Big concerns’ over Covid catch-up tutors shortage, 09.09.2020

TES, Williamson: Masks should not be part of school uniform, 09.09.2020

TES, 1 in 10 pupils not in school, admits PM, 09.09.2020

TES, Williamson told to 'show more humility' on exams chaos, 09.09.2020

TES, What teachers can do about parents’ mask threats, 09.09.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Swinney given a five-day warning over downgrades, 09.09.2020

TES, Schools seek legal advice over anti-mask parent threats, 09.09.2020

The Times, Poor degrees mean UK graduates earn less than in other countries, 09.09.2020

The Daily Mail, Teachers say 'unfit' Covid testing is hitting school reopenings after one was told to drive from Birmingham to Oldham or Romford to get a test, 08.09.2020

Schools Week, Schools given days to confirm autumn A-level resit venues, 08.09.2020

The Telegraph, Teachers could threaten schools with strike action over coronavirus safety measures, 08.09.2020

The Scotsman, 1000 extra teachers recruited in Scots schools, 08.09.2020

The Telegraph, School closures could mean that GDP takes a 1.5% hit for the rest of the century, OECD says, 08.09.2020

TES, Covid safety 'easier in countries with smaller classes', 08.09.2020

TES, What happens if a teacher tests positive for Covid-19?, 08.09.2020

TES, Reveal GCSE and A-level appeal numbers, Ofqual told, 08.09.2020

TES, The government mustn't ruin schools' fragile success, 08.09.2020

TES, Teachers miss lessons through lack of Covid-19 tests, 08.09.2020

TES, Warning that 'spoon-fed pupils' hardest hit by Covid, 08.09.2020

TES, GCSEs: Why it’s time to scrap target grades, 08.09.2020

TES, Why I need a spreadsheet to manage staggered starts, 08.09.2020

TES, 'Here's the plan for this year's GCSEs and A levels', 08.09.2020

TES, What happens if a student tests positive for Covid-19?, 08.09.2020

TES, England's teacher pay gap nearly twice OECD average, 08.09.2020

TES, Scottish teachers paid less than European counterparts, 08.09.2020

The Times, Don’t kill granny with coronavirus, warns Matt Hancock, 08.09.2020

TES, UK slips from 1st to 4th in OECD for education spending, 08.09.2020

iNews, A-level results 2020: Majority of people don’t trust algorithms to make decisions in wake of exam scandal, 08.09.2020

iNews, Coronavirus latest: Saturday lessons to help children catch up with learning as schools forced to close after Covid-19 outbreaks, 07.09.2020

Schools Week, Williamson claims reopening is ‘very much’ under control despite spate of Covid closures, 07.09.2020

Sky News, Coronavirus: Mental health campaign for young people launches as third say they are sadder than before lockdown, 08.09.2020

TES, Most teachers 'fear for pupils’ safety online', 07.09.2020

The Guardian, Coronavirus: dozens of schools in England and Wales report outbreaks, 07.09.2020

The Guardian, Three schools in Teesside confirm coronavirus cases but will not be closed, 07.09.2020

The Times, Arrest after Suffolk teenager shot on way to school, 07.09.2020

TES, Reopening 2.0: What we changed for our second return, 07.09.2020

TES, Use £4bn reserves for Covid-19 spending, schools told, 07.09.2020

TES, Teachers' wait for key course details extended again, 07.09.2020

TES, Lack of Covid tests 'undermines school opening efforts', 07.09.2020

TES, 'How can it be fair to teach in the dark for 12 weeks?', 07.09.2020

TES, A levels: 4 ways to support new Year 12 students, 07.09.2020

TES, Why schools must try to move away from Covid talk, 07.09.2020

TES, Most teachers 'fear for pupils’ safety online', 07.09.2020

TES, More than 60 schools have Covid-19 outbreaks, 07.09.2020

iNews, Coronavirus latest: Saturday lessons to help children catch up with learning as schools forced to close after Covid-19 outbreaks, 07.09.2020

TES, Blended learning remains necessary, says Swinney, 07.09.2020

The Telegraph, Overzealous social distancing is turning the return to school into a tragedy, 07.09.2020

The Telegraph, Child referrals to social services fell almost 80 per cent at height of lockdown, figures show, 07.09.2020

The Scotsman, Head teachers and senior management staff in schools facing 'excessive and unsustainable' workloads, 07.09.2020. Also in The Herald

The Press and Journal, North school staff attacked more than 20 times a day, new figures show, 07.09.2020

The Mirror, Tory MPs urged to help reveal ‘cover-up’ by the Government over A-level fiasco, 06.09.2020

TES, Raab says 'we will get it right next time' on exams, 06.09.2020

TES, 5 first-week changes to help students and teachers, 06.09.2020

TES, Back to school: How to prepare for local lockdowns, 06.09.2020

TES, Coronavirus: Five behaviour basics for back to school, 06.09.2020

TES, Why schools during Covid-19 are like field hospitals, 06.09.2020

The Sunday Times, Lockdown’s legacy: twitchy fingers in the classroom, 06.09.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Schools turn to virtual reality for socially distanced science experiments, 06.09.2020

The Sunday Times, My brilliant teachers have returned and I couldn’t be prouder, 06.09.2020

Sunday Express, School attendance at 90 percent as Boris Johnson's strategy ‘huge success’, 06.09.2020

The Guardian, Boris Johnson’s catch-up tutoring 'will arrive too late' for pupils who need it most, 06.09.2020

The Telegraph, Don't shoot the messenger - it's the children who will suffer the most, 05.09.2020

TES, Did pupils experience lockdown as trauma?, 05.09.2020

TES, It's a new term - and there are reasons for optimism, 05.09.2020

TES, Coronavirus: How to keep an all-natural classroom clean, 05.09.2020

TES, Back to school: How to make light work of long lessons, 05.09.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Hove pupils self-isolating as staff member tests positive, 05.09.2020

The Times, Going to school ‘does not increase risk of young children catching coronavirus’, 05.09.2020

The Telegraph, Teachers must not be allowed to 'put their feet up and watch Netflix' during future lockdowns, ex-head says, 05.09.2020

iNews, Schools reopening: Head teachers report high attendance in week one — but first school closes due to Covid-19, 04.09.2020

iNews, Pupils should put on more clothes and get used to being cold because windows must be open to fight coronavirus, scientists say, 04.09.2020

The Guardian, Teachers tell parents in England to ignore 'baseless' letters on face masks, 04.09.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Can schools afford Covid costs?, 04.09.2020

The Telegraph, School carries no greater risk for staff and students than home, major survey concludes, 04.09.2020

The Telegraph, School closes due to single case of coronavirus, 04.09.2020

The Telegraph, We are damaging a generation of children, 13.06.2020

TES, Let's connect young people to tackle lockdown's woes, 04.09.2020

The PIE News, UK: BSA organises flights for Chinese boarding school students, 04.09.2020

The Telegraph, Back to school after lockdown: how to support your children and ease separation anxiety, 04.09.2020

The Telegraph, 30 back to school tips from education experts, 04.09.2020

The Telegraph, How to help your child catch up on school: Join our experts for a live video Q&A, 03.09.2020

TES, Legal challenge possible over IB results, 03.09.2020

iNews, BTec results 2020: Delays to exam grades have left students ‘anxious and disadvantaged’ in tense wait, 03.09.2020

The Telegraph, Schools asking children to wear face masks even when there is no local lockdown, 03.09.2020

Schools Week, School leaders called on to help prevent unnecessary surge in coronavirus testing, 03.09.2020

The Telegraph, Schools should reinstate PE lessons, Ofsted chief says, 03.09.2020

The Telegraph, Fellows 'booted out' of college offices to make way for extra Cambridge freshers following grades U-turn, 03.09.2020

The Times, Health chiefs admit rationing of coronavirus tests, 03.09.2020

The Pie News, Can the recruitment of pupils for UK boarding schools ever be 100% online?, 03.09.2020

TES, Exclusive: Teachers fear Covid exposure in schools, 03.09.2020

TES, Cambridge state pupil intake jumps after grades u-turn, 03.09.2020

TES, Does Gavin Williamson deserve an A*?, 03.09.2020

TES, Legal challenge possible over IB results, 03.09.2020

TES, 'I am not at all happy with proposed exam changes', 03.09.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Secondary school return ‘a huge risk’, 03.09.2020

The Times, Routine mass coronavirus testing hailed as path to greater freedoms, 03.09.2020

The Telegraph, Government readies pilot scheme for universal Covid-19 testing, 03.09.2020

The Telegraph, Back to school: How students and staff will stay safe from coronavirus, 03.09.2020

The Telegraph, Nicola Sturgeon Covid strategy 'not going well', expert warns as school transmission confirmed, 02.09.2020

The Telegraph, Fake news fears over return to school as Government warns local authorities to monitor social media, 02.09.2020

The Mirror, Labour demand 'close the gap' scheme to help end widening education inequality, 02.09.2020

The Independent, Face masks: Headteachers left 'picking up the pieces' after government leaves them to make decisions, 02.09.2020

The Guardian, Education in England is in turmoil, yet the government is still ignoring headteachers, 02.09.2020

iNews, Coronavirus has changed the power dynamic between parents and teachers forever, 02.09.2020

The Times, Gavin Williamson ignored exams advice, says Ofqual head, 02.09.2020

iNews, GCSEs and A-levels 2021: Teenagers could sit online tests if exams disrupted by Covid-19, Ofqual says, 02.09.2020

iNews, Ofqual advised Gavin Williamson to hold exams — and warned him calculating GCSE and A-level grades could be ‘impossible’ in March, 02.09.2020

TES, Ofqual: Williamson demand sent grading 'out of control', 02.09.2020

TES, Coronavirus: Why deep cleans are 'security theatre', 02.09.2020

TES, PM refuses to say when he first knew of grading flaws, 02.09.2020

TES, Ofqual says private candidates 'missed out most', 02.09.2020

TES, Ofqual decided to ditch tiered GCSE grades 'early' on, 02.09.2020

The Telegraph, Exams fiasco: Ofqual chief claims Gavin Williamson ignored its advice, 02.09.2020

The Evening Standard, Ofqual 'wanted A Level and GCSE exams to be socially distanced instead of cancelled', chairman says, 02.09.2020

Sky News, 'Fundamental mistake' to think exams algorithm would be 'acceptable', Ofqual chair tells MPs, 02.09.2020

The Mirror, Gavin Williamson ignored advice to allow exams to go ahead, says Ofqual chief, 02.09.2020

BBC News, Ofqual warned grades system would not win public support, 02.09.2020

The Daily Mail, Education chiefs get revenge on Williamson over exams fiasco: Ofqual chair tells MPs the 'mutant algorithm' was MINISTER'S idea and the regulator advised NOT to cancel exams, 02.09.2020

TES, I don't want Ofqual heads to roll – I want improvement, 02.09.2020

TES, I'm going back to school in a Covid infection hotspot, 02.09.2020

TES, Exam board 'warned DfE about grading problems in July', 02.09.2020

TES, SQA appeals: 'No student should be disadvantaged', 02.09.2020

TES, Ofqual: Grades algorithm always doomed but 'not biased’, 02.09.2020

TES, Ofqual: Williamson demand sent grading 'out of control', 02.09.2020

iNews, Schools reopening: Welcome development for education and family harmony, 02.09.2020

The Daily Mail, Gavin Williamson was warned of major flaws in exam grading algorithm two weeks before A-levels fiasco but was told by Ofqual that problems could be fixed with appeal, 02.09.2020

The Times, Back to school: ‘By the end of the day, it was like the pupils had never left’, 02.09.2020

The Times, Basing university admissions on predicted grades is arcane and nonsensical, 02.09.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: One in six children absent from classrooms last week, 02.09.2020

iNews, Reopening schools: One in six parents considering keeping children at home over coronavirus fears, 01.09.2020

The Telegraph, Lack of after school clubs make it 'totally impossible' for parents to return to work full time, 01.09.2020

Huffington Post, Children Need A Mental Health Catch-Up – Not Just An Academic One, 01.09.2020

TES, Don't assume teaching will be the same as before Covid, 01.09.2020

TES, Thank you, teachers – you matter, now more than ever, 01.09.2020

Schools Week, Generous’ funding increases should cover £216m Covid costs, says Gibb, 01.09.2020

The Telegraph, Meet the adult A-level students caught up in the government's algorithm fiasco, 01.09.2020

The Telegraph, There should be no limit on opportunities for school leavers, 01.09.2020

The Telegraph, One in six parents 'seriously considering' keeping their children out of school, poll reveals, 01.09.2020

The Telegraph, Back to school? Not for my daughter's Year Six class, victims of Covid closure on the first day of term, 01.09.2020

The Telegraph, Government-backed gap year schemes to be set up for students who are forced to defer, 01.09.2020

The Telegraph, Tests to be rolled out at schools to see how far children have fallen behind during lockdown, 01.09.2020

The Times, Test teachers for coronavirus twice a week, says Jeremy Hunt, 01.09.2020

The Scotsman, Unions raise concerns as 117 school pupils test positive for Covid-19, 01.09.2020

The Telegraph, There should be no limit on opportunities for school leavers, 01.09.2020

The Guardian, Williamson told about flaws in A-level model two weeks before results, 01.09.2020

iNews, Schools reopening: Pupils could be tested to see how far behind they have fallen during lockdown, says Gavin Williamson, 01.09.2020

TES, GCSE science grades will be hit by Covid, say teachers, 01.09.2020

BBC News, GCSEs and A-levels: Decision on exam delay promised 'very soon', 01.09.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Runny nose not a reason to get child tested, parents told, 01.09.2020

The Telegraph, Children are almost 20 times as likely to die from an injury as from Covid, 01.09.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Lockdown pupils are three months behind, say teachers, 01.09.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Push back GCSE and A-level exams, says Labour, 31.08.2020

The Times, Trimmed curriculum aims to help children catch up, 31.08.2020

The Telegraph, Pupils to face GCSE and A-Level exam delay next summer, 31.08.2020

Financial Times, Covid-19 concern dissipates after Scottish schools reopen, 31.08.2020

The Times, Schools reopening: teachers put on alert for rowdy behaviour, 31.08.2020

Financial Times, Labour calls for 2021 exams to be pushed back, 30.08.2020

Financial Times, Sense of trepidation taints return to the classroom, 30.08.2020

The Telegraph, Parents risk their children's future if they do not send them back to school, Gavin Williamson says, 30.08.2020

The Telegraph, Headteachers to block their pupils’ return to the classroom, 30.08.2020

TES, Halfon: No algorithm if second wave hits exams in 2021, 30.08.2020

TES, Why I'm glad I chose this year to return to UK teaching, 30.08.2020

iNews, ’50:50 chance’ GCSE and A-level exams will be axed in 2021, says senior Tory, 30.08.2020

The Times, Mind the gap: why Blackpool pupils are two years behind, 30.08.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Life chances at risk if pupils don't return to school, Williamson says, 30.08.2020

The Times, 50:50 chance next summer’s exams will be scrapped, 30.08.2020

The Times, The Rapper’s Tale: grime Chaucer in ‘Black Lives Matter’ curriculum, 30.08.2020

The Times, “It’s been a nightmare”: why home schooling in lockdown was a lottery, 30.08.2020

The Independent, Exam results: Students unhappy with estimated grades seek legal advice about appealing GCSE and A-levels, 30.08.2020

The Telegraph, Class of Covid face tough financial lessons as school doors reopen, 29.08.2020

The Telegraph, Children can carry coronavirus in their noses for weeks, study finds, 29.08.2020

TES, Could living through Covid make pupils more resilient?, 29.08.2020

The Times, Parents will keep pupils away if there is a second lockdown, 29.08.2020

iNews, Schools reopening: Headteachers lack confidence in NHS Test and Trace and local lockdowns, 29.08.2020

Metro, Calls for investigation into exams scandal to ‘work out what went wrong’, 29.08.2020

The Telegraph, Reopening schools to deliver £70bn boost, 29.08.2020

iNews, Coronavirus latest: Scottish teachers raise concerns about pupils coughing on each other, 28.08.2020

Schools Week, Exams 2020: Education unions call for ‘urgent’ inquiry into grades fiasco, 28.08.2020

TES, Proportion of BAME teachers barely changes in a decade, 28.08.2020

TES, Ofqual's days could be numbered, says Halfon, 28.08.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Face coverings U-turn for England’s secondary schools, 26.08.2020

The Times, British teenagers crippled by fear of failure are least satisfied in Europe, 28.08.2020

iNews, Reopening schools: Teachers fear the Government’s ‘catch-up plan’ is not enough to close the attainment gap, 28.08.2020

The Daily Mail, NO healthy child has died from Covid in Britain: Scientists reveal the UK's six young fatalities already had serious health problems when they were hit by virus, 28.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Back to school... with staggered starts, bubble zones and SATURDAY lessons! 97% of head teachers say they are all set to welcome pupils back full-time as they unveil their coronavirus game plans for the new term. So how will things be different?, 28.08.2020

The Telegraph, Are face masks compulsory when schools reopen?, 27.08.2020

LBC News, Dozens of extra buses laid on as London schools return, 27.08.2020

The Guardian, Confusion over face masks as some schools in England could relax rules within days, 26.08.2020

The Times, No 10 forces out top schools mandarin Jonathan Slater after exams fiasco, 26.08.2020

BBC News, Chief education civil servant Jonathan Slater sacked after exams row, 26.08.2020

The Times, Poor pupils are 18 months behind classmates when they take GCSEs, 26.08.2020

Schools Week, The grading fiasco has not finished unravelling, 25.08.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Scottish high schools to introduce new face covering rules, 24.08.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Boris Johnson says it is 'vitally important' children return to class, 24.08.2020

The Telegraph, Gavin Williamson hits back at holiday critics by revealing he cancelled family break to stay in UK, 23.08.2020

The Times, I was working on ‘holiday’ trip to Scarborough, insists Gavin Williamson, 23.08.2020

The Guardian, Keir Starmer tells Boris Johnson: your chaos puts schools return at risk, 23.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Don't let our children down again: Voters blast Boris Johnson for his silence on exams fiasco and demand he must not fail to reopen schools next month, 22.08.2020

The Telegraph, Boris Johnson: failure to reopen schools is not an option, 22.08.2020

The Times, Official increase pressure on Gavin Williamson for independent inquiry, 21.08.2020

The Times, Middle-class children may be forced to take gap year, 21.08.2020

BBC News, Pupils get record GCSE grades as BTecs are pulled, 20.08.2020

BBC News, Students to be offered first choice places, says minister, 20.08.2020

The Telegraph, GCSE results day sees highest grades since records began, 20.08.2020

The Telegraph, Almost 100 per cent of A-levels were passed after the Government's grades U-turn, figures show, 20.08.2020

The Telegraph, Universities told to prioritise giving places to poorer students, 20.08.2020

The Times, A-level results: Students offered cash to defer university places for a year, 20.08.2020

The Telegraph, Half a million BTEC students told: You won’t get results on time, 20.08.2020

The Times, Gavin Williamson was warned about risk of exam fiasco, 20.08.2020

The Telegraph, Government has 'full confidence' in Ofqual after exams row, says DfE, 20.08.2020

BBC News, A-levels: Algorithm at centre of grading crisis 'unlawful' says Labour, 19.08.2020

The Times, GCSE results: grades to rise in all subjects, 19.08.2020

The Times, Exam results: Don’t use officials to deflect blame, Gavin Williamson is told, 19.08.2020

The Times, Gavin Williamson bows to pressure and backs Ofqual, 19.08.2020

The Times, Scramble for university places after A-level exam U-turn, 18.08.2020

The Telegraph, GCSE results date confirmed as Blunkett calls for 'Nightingale' drive to expand sixth form capacity, 18.08.2020

The Telegraph, Boris Johnson stands ground as pressure for autumn Cabinet shake-up grows, 18.08.2020

The Telegraph, Universities demand more money to take on extra students after A-levels U-turn, 18.08.2020

The Telegraph, Universities admissions chaos predicted as Oxbridge faces having to let down over 1,500 students, 17.08.2020

The Times, Gavin Williamson apologises as he backs down on A-level and GCSE results, 17.08.2020

The Telegraph, Gavin Williamson blames Ofqual as he confirms A-level and GCSE exam results U-turn, 17.08.2020

TES, IB offers new grades to tackle 'algorithm' controversy, 17.08.2020

Financial Times, A-level and GCSE students to have downgraded results restored, 17.08.2020 (FT Premium access required to view content)

TES, IB offers new grades to tackle 'algorithm' controversy, 17.08.2020

Schools Week, Teacher grades to be awarded in major government U-turn after results fiasco – reports, 17.08.2020

BBC News, A-levels and GCSEs: Predicted results to be used for Welsh exam grades, 17.08.2020

The Telegraph, Education Secretary to award teachers' predicted grades for A-levels and GCSEs in major U-turn, 17.08.2020

The Times, A-level results: Anger boils over after regulator drops guidelines within hours, 17.08.2020

The Times, A-level results: Grades by algorithm face legal test, 17.08.2020

The Independent, Northern Ireland to let teachers decide GCSE grades after A-level algorithm fiasco, 17.08.2020

BBC News, GCSEs: NI results to be based on teacher predictions, 17.08.2020

The Telegraph, Accepting all predicted grades may be our only way out of this mess, 17.08.2020

iNews, How are GCSE grades calculated? This year’s results explained, and how the numerical grading system works, 17.08.2020

The Times, GCSE creator calls for delay in results to repair flawed system, 17.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Algorithms can cause real harm... said head of Ofqual, the quango that drew up controversial system for downgrading A-level results, 17.08.2020

The Mirror, Stormzy's Merky Foundation pledges £500k to fund underprivileged students, 17.08.2020. Also in The Guardian

The Financial Times, Anger grows as study shows English A-levels missed regulator’s target, 17.08.2020 (FT Premium access required to view content)

The Financial Times, International Baccalaureate to revise student grades, 17.08.2020 (FT Premium access required to view content)

The Independent, Pupils can use coursework and mocks to appeal exam results, Ofqual says in new guidance, 16.08.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, If the schools fiasco continues, Gavin Williamson will have to go, 16.08.2020

The Independent, A-level results: ‘Rampant’ grade inflation in Latin and classics, while state schools unfairly hit by lowered marks, charity says, 16.08.2020

The Independent, A-level results: How the government’s ‘chaotic’ response to exam cancellations unfolded 16.08.2020

TES, GCSEs 2020: Call to delay results over flawed algorithm, 16.08.2020

TES, As schools reopen, remember no one is 'just' a teacher, 16.08.2020

TES, A levels: ‘Farcical’ Ofqual has ‘sown confusion’, 16.08.2020

TES, Among everything else, spare a thought for the Year 12s, 16.08.2020

TES, Ministers tell parents it is safe to go back to school, 16.08.2020

TES, Ofqual’s algorithm issues ‘more severe’ at GCSE level, 16.08.2020

TES, A-levels: Review 2-grade markdowns or U-turn, say heads, 16.08.2020

TES, GCSE results day: What might we see on Thursday?, 16.08.2020

The Metro, Gavin Williamson urged to delay GCSE results after A Levels were downgraded, 16.08.2020

The Guardian, A-level student launches legal bid against Ofqual, 16.08.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Oxford University urged by 15 former Student Union presidents to honour all offers, 16.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Pupils CAN now use teachers' predicted grades to challenge GCSE and A-Levels results as ministers are accused of doing a 'Sturgeon by the back door' after major U-turn, 16.08.2020

iNews, When do UK schools go back? How Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland’s primary and secondary schools are reopening, 16.08.2020

iNews, A-level students launch legal challenge over results chaos as pressure grows on Gavin Williamson to resign, 16.08.2020

iNews, ‘Back to school safely’ campaign seeks to assure parents that reopening schools is safe, 16.08.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Oxford University urged by 15 former Student Union presidents to honour all offers, 16.08.2020

The Sun, BACK TO SCHOOL Parents to be reassured it’s safe to send kids to school as part of new drive, 16.08.2020

Sky News, Coronavirus: 'Schools are safe' campaign aims to persuade parents to send kids to class, 16.08.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, How can I appeal my A-level results? Advice for students who are unhappy with their grades, 16.08.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, How to recession-proof your degree choice, 16.08.2020

Sky News, A-level exam results fury grows as Ofqual suddenly suspends appeals policy, 16.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer risks union wrath after saying he 'expects' all pupils to be back in classrooms next month, 16.08.2020

The Sunday Times, Scottish teachers braced for a rise in victims of abuse, 16.08.2020

Schools Week, Ofqual REMOVES mock exam appeals policy just hours after publication, 16.08.2020

The Independent, Government launches national advertising campaign amid fears parents afraid to send children back to classrooms, 16.08.2020

The Independent, A-level results protest: Students call for the government to ‘make the U-turn’ as they demonstrate in London for second day, 15.08.2020

The Independent, Coronavirus: Government cannot ‘open everything’ if schools are to return safely, Independent Sage warns, 15.08.2020

The Telegraph, Aced your A-levels? Here's how to upgrade your university place, 15.08.2020

The Telegraph, The top 12 degree subjects for getting a job, 15.08.2020

The Telegraph, British universities have become indoctrination camps. A reckoning is long overdue, 15.08.2020

The Telegraph, We risk sabotaging the lives of the most vulnerable children if schools do not reopen for all, 15.07.2020 

The Telegraph, Ministers face judicial review over A-level results, 15.08.2020

The Guardian, Controversial exams algorithm to set 97% of GCSE results, 15.08.2020

The Times, A-level results: Ofqual failed students, say statisticians, 15.08.2020

The Times, Free appeals for pupils over poor A-level grades, 15.08.2020

The Times, Gavin Williamson interview: ‘In Scotland there were no checks . . . it degrades every single exam result’, 15.08.2020

The Times, A-level results: Too late for Oxbridge even if you win appeal, 15.08.2020

iNews, How A-level grade appeals work – and who can apply for them, 15.08.2020

iNews, Tory education minister Nick Gibb confronted by angry A-level student: ‘You have ruined my life’, 15.08.2020

iNews, Families urged to keep up-to-date with children’s vaccinations to avoid piling further pressure on the NHS, 15.08.2020

iNews, When do UK schools go back? How Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland’s primary and secondary schools are reopening, 15.08.2020

BBC News, A-levels and GCSEs: Student tells minister 'you've ruined my life', 15.08.2020

LBC News, Parent of Harrow pupils says it's been a 'non-stop disadvantage' after A-level fiasco, 14.08.2020

TES, DfE admits disadvantaged A-level students lost out, 14.08.2020

TES, How many students cried themselves to sleep last night?, 14.08.2020

TES, How will school transitions go in the year of Covid-19?, 14.08.2020

TES, How to help primary children reintegrate after lockdown, 14.08.2020

TES, Unis and employers asked to 'show empathy' over grades, 14.08.2020

TES, 'Grades have never been a fair summary of achievement', 14.08.2020

TES, GCSE and A level 2020: Guide to subject access requests, 14.08.2020

TES, A-level appeals to be free for downgraded students, 14.08.2020

TES, A levels: Manchester mayor considers legal challenge, 14.08.2020

TES, A-level results legal challenge set to launch, 14.08.2020

TES, Independent Sage: 5 steps to maintain reopened schools, 14.08.2020

TES, Experts warn of school reopening 'super-spreader' risk, 14.08.2020

TES, Exams 2020: Guide to appealing GCSE and A-level grades, 14.08.2020

TES, What if teacher grades are more accurate than exams?, 14.08.2020

TES, 'Is this the last August results day you'll ever see?', 14.08.2020

TES, Equality watchdog intervenes over A-level results, 14.08.2020

TES, LISTEN: A-Level and GCSE results furore latest round-up, 14.08.2020

TES, SQA launches two consultations on 2021 exams, 14.08.2020

The Independent, Scrap ‘heartbreaking injustice’ of A-level testing system, Keir Starmer urges government, 14.08.2020

iNews, A-level results fiasco: ‘My son lost his place at Oxford after being downgraded six grades, 14.08.2020

iNews, Schools reopening in Scotland: Tales of fears and cheers as mum says her daughter, 9, ‘comes home happy every day’, 14.08.2020

iNews, A-level results: Student threatening legal action over grade fiasco ‘won’t hesitate’ to take Government to court, 14.08.2020

iNews, A-level results 2020: Cautious Keir Starmer calling for a Scottish-style exams U-turn shows it is possible, 14.08.2020

iNews, A-level results 2020: Refugee in care system ‘devastated’ and ‘stuck’ after downgrading ends dream to go to Manchester University, 14.08.2020

iNews, Oxford’s Worcester College to disregard A-level results and honour all offers, 14.08.2020

iNews, A-level results 2020: Government to fund all grade appeals in bid to appease angry Tories, 14.08.2020

The Independent, A-level ‘chaos’ risks widening north-south divide, regional leaders warn, 14.08.2020

The Telegraph, Tory MP calls for exam algorithm to be published amid fears it disadvantaged poorer pupils, 14.08.2020

The Telegraph, Exam appeals made free amid fears GCSE results will be bigger disaster than A-levels, 14.08.2020

The Telegraph, This A-Levels fiasco proves there's no substitute for real exams, 14.08.2020

Financial Times, English state schools can appeal against A-level grades for free, 14.08.2020 (FT Premium access required to view content)

Financial Times, A-level pupils face year’s delay to admission even if grades reinstated, 14.08.2020 (FT Premium access required to view content)

The Times, Poorer teenagers win a record number of places at university, 14.08.2020

The Times, Tory MPs revolt over ‘shambolic’ A levels, 14.08.2020

Financial Times, Labour calls for U-turn on A-level grading, 14.08.2020  (FT Premium access required to view content)

The Telegraph, A-Levels 2020: Who are the grade-adjusting algorithm's winners and losers? , 14.08.2020

The Telegraph, As schools reopen, millions of refugee children risk being left behind, campaigners warn, 14.08.2020

Financial Times, A-level results chaos will have lasting impact on class of 2021, (FT Premium access required to view content), 14.08.2020

The Guardian, Equalities body warns it may step in after A-level downgrades in England, 13.08.2020

The Guardian, 'I feel useless': A-level students in England tell of their disbelief after downgrades, 13.08.2020

Schools Week, A-level results 2020: 8 key trends in England’s data, 13.08.2020

Schools Week, A-level results 2020: B grades most likely to be downgraded, 13.08.2020

The Guardian, Top universities accused of inflexibility over A-level downgrades, 13.08.2020

TES, WATCH: Williamson challenged by angry head on live TV, 13.08.2020

iNews, John Swinney survives closest no confidence vote in history of Scottish Parliament, 13.08.2020

The Telegraph, We cannot be anything other than bitterly disappointed by our A-level results, 13.08.2020

The Telegraph, Teachers accused of submitting 'implausibly high' predicted grades as A-level results row grows, 13.08.2020

The Telegraph, Letters: As economic reality hits, the folly of a nationwide lockdown is laid bare, 13.08.2020

Financial Times, Were this year’s A-level results fair?, 13.08.2020, (FT Premium access required to view content)

Financial Times, UK school-leavers have been sorely let down, 13.08.2020, (FT Premium access required to view content)

Financial Times, Ministers under pressure to review A-level results, 13.08.2020, (FT Premium access required to view content)

The Guardian, Downgraded A-level students urged to join possible legal action, 13.08.2020

TES, A levels 2020: Languages see big leap in top grades, 13.08.2020

iNews, A-level results 2020: Record number of ‘disadvantaged’ pupils to study for degrees, 13.08.2020

iNews, A-level results 2020: Keir Starmer says grading system has gone ‘horribly wrong’ and urges Boris Johnson to consider a U-turn, 13.08.2020

iNews, A-level results 2020: Bravo to Gavin Williamson and John Swinney for their bold revival of the dunce’s hat, 13.08.2020

iNews, A-level results 2020: School leaders hit by algorithm complain of ‘dog’s dinner’, 13.08.2020

TES, Growing backlash over A-level results, 13.08.2020

TES, Williamson: We spent 'considerable time' on mocks plan, 13.08.2020

TES, A-levels 2020: 'I felt I had been robbed', 13.08.2020

TES, WATCH: ‘Keep teacher’s A-level grades – they knew best', 13.08.2020

TES, SQA results: The 'exams debacle' without exams, 13.08.2020

TES, A levels 2020: 'No bias' in grading, Ofqual says, 13.08.2020

TES, Why politicians’ mistake was seeking a perfect solution, 13.08.2020

TES, A levels 2020: Teachers praised for grading accuracy, 13.08.2020

TES, A-level results: 'I've lost confidence in government', 13.08.2020

TES, 'Serious doubt over independence of SQA exams system', 13.08.2020

TES, A levels 2020: Science entries in decline, 13.08.2020

TES, A levels 2020: 39% of teachers' grades moderated down, 13.08.2020

TES, A levels 2020: Languages see big leap in top grades, 13.08.2020

TES, A levels 2020: Record 9% of entries get top A* grades, 13.08.2020

TES, A levels: Private schools get far larger A/A* rise, 13.08.2020

Schools Week, Sixth form colleges cry foul over standardisation as principals report problems with A-level results, 13.08.2020

BBC News, A-levels in Wales: Minister makes pledge on this year's grades, 13.08.2020

The Guardian, Mock, shock and appeal: your A-level crisis kit, 13.08.2020

TES, A levels 2020: Results day LIVE, 13.08.2020

The Guardian, A-level results day 2020 live: 39.1% of pupils' grades in England downgraded, 13.08.2020

BBC News, A-levels: Pupils in Wales post record top grades, 13.08.2020

BBC News, A-levels: Over a third of NI results lower than estimated grades, 13.08.2020

iNews, How the appeal A-level results 2020: The triple-lock grades can be changed to mocks – or you can take a written exam, 13.08.2020

iNews, Ucas Tariff points calculator 2020: how many points A-level grades and BTEC equivalents carry explained, 13.08.2020

iNews, A-level results day 2020: What time grades are released today, and how they are being calculated after exams were cancelled, 13.08.2020

The Times, Children far less likely to transmit coronavirus, study finds, 13.08.2020

The Times, Adjusted A-level results put Scots ahead in search for university places, 13.08.2020

The Times, A-level results: Pupils warned to be patient as clearing staff work from home, 13.08.2020

The Telegraph, A-level results day Q&A: all your 'what if' questions answered, 13.08.2020

The Telegraph, University 2020: Your 10 key A-level results questions answered, 13.08.2020

The Telegraph, Can I appeal my A-level results? Advice for students who are unhappy with their grades, 13.08.2020

TES, A levels: 40% of teacher-assessed grades changed, 12.08.2020

TES, 'Unreliable' mocks are open to cheats, teachers warn, 12.08.2020

TES, SQA: ‘We did what we were told on results moderation’, 12.08.2020

TES, A-level results 2020: What to say to students, 12.08.2020

TES, A-level student: 'We were forgotten – simply dropped', 12.08.2020

TES, Ofqual: No mock A-level appeals details until next week, 12.08.2020

TES, Results day 2020: 6 problems with mock exam grades, 12.08.2020

TES, A-level results: 'Last-minute changes don't help us', 12.08.2020

TES, School staff to receive Covid-19 testing ‘on demand’, 12.08.2020

TES, 'Schools will abandon IGCSEs because of this grading', 12.08.2020

TES, A-level results: Will learners get the 'right' grades?, 12.08.2020

TES, 'Teachers are right to be bloody furious', 12.08.2020

TES, Why teaching the IB helps address global issues, 12.08.2020

iNews, Schools reopening: Children play limited role in transmission of coronavirus, study shows, 12.08.2020

The Guardian, Letters - Exams: bad ideology and bad technology, 12.08.2020

iNews, A-level results 2020: In a cruel exchange, students have been dealt a summer of uncertainty over grades, 12.08.2020

The Mirror, Thousands more children to get free laptops to help them study from home, 12.08.2020

BBC News, Williamson apologises for school and exam disruption, 12.08.2020. Also in TES

The Telegraph, Grade inflation would devalue A-level results of Covid generation, Education Secretary warns, 12.08.2020

The Telegraph, The system for determining A-level results in England is both robust and fair, 12.08.2020

The Telegraph, Our Covid cohort of students will need more mental health support than ever, 12.08.2020

TES, A levels and GCSEs will need appeals for mocks to count, 12.08.2020

The Guardian, ‘It’s a buyer’s market’: universities brace for the biggest clearing day yet, 12.08.2020

iNews, First-generation university students more likely to drop out, research finds, 12.08.2020

iNews, A-level results 2020: Universities will be flexible with admissions process and should look at grades more holistically, 12.08.2020

BBC News, Scottish school pupils have results upgraded, 12.08.2020

Sky News, Coronavirus: A-level students in England can use mock results to get into university, 12.08.2020

BBC News, Students want exam results upgraded across UK, 11.08.2020

Schools Week, Starmer: Government risks ‘robbing a generation of their future’, 11.08.2020

The Guardian, The Guardian view on A-level algorithms: failing the test of fairness, 11.08.2020

The Independent, Keep moderation for grades, headteachers and teachers in England say ahead of A-level and GCSE results day, 11.08.2020

TES, Nearly half of IGCSE and IA-level grades changed, 11.08.2020

TES, ‘Huge’ changes to International Baccalaureate exams, 11.08.2020

The Telegraph, Businesses should not expect parents to be back at the office full time during autumn, headteachers warn, 11.08.2020

The Telegraph, Pressure grows to scrap exam downgrades for A-level students, 11.08.2020

The Telegraph, A-level and GCSE results 2020: how will grades be calculated without exams?, 11.08.2020

The Telegraph, Give the Class of 2020 the grades they deserve , 11.08.2020

The Telegraph, Swinney to reverse 124,000 qualification downgrades following exams results day outrage, 11.08.2020

The Times, Secondary school pupils spread coronavirus like adults, 11.08.2020

iNews, A-level results: Last-minute overhaul gives students the right to choose whether to accept grades, take mock result or sit exam, 11.08.2020

iNews, Coronavirus risk in schools: Gavin Williamson under pressure to publish PHE report on schools’ transmission rates, 11.08.2020

iNews, A-level results 2020: Universities braced for shortfalls in student numbers amid concerns they will defer places, 11.08.2020

iNews, Gavin Williamson says there’s ‘little evidence’ coronavirus spreads in schools – here’s what the current science says, 11.08.2020

iNews, Scotland exam results: Tens of thousands of pupils to receive higher grades after SQA results fiasco, 11.08.2020

iNews, Scotland exam results: Nicola Sturgeon’s dramatic U-turn on SQA grades may prove to be one of her most important ahead of election, 11.08.2020

The Sun, TESTING TIMES All 125,000 Scottish Higher grades which were marked down are overturned and replaced with teachers’ mark, 11.08.2020

TES, Nearly half of IGCSE and IA-level grades changed, 11.08.2020

TES, ‘Huge’ changes to International Baccalaureate exams, 11.08.2020

TES, DfE looking at ways to track pupil progress post-Covid, 11.08.2020

TES, GCSEs: It's time we examined our motives on assessments, 11.08.2020

TES, England 'will not follow' Scotland's exam grades U-turn, 11.08.2020

TES, SQA results: 'Swinney's announcement is momentous', 11.08.2020

TES, SQA results U-turn: College places to be made available, 11.08.2020

TES, It's exam-only assessment that has led us to this mess, 11.08.2020

TES, SQA results: All downgraded results to be withdrawn, 11.08.2020

TES, Schools must be ‘super vigilant’ for Covid-19 symptoms, 11.08.2020

TES, Scottish schools reopen but many teachers 'unprepared', 11.08.2020

TES, A levels: Universities urged to wait for appeal results, 11.08.2020

iNews, A-level results 2020: Universities urged by the Government to hold places for students appealing grades, 11.08.2020

The Times, 150,000 free computers will help vulnerable children work at home, 11.08.2020

iNews, When do schools go back in Scotland? How reopening primary and secondary schools works, and the key dates, 11.08.2020

iNews, When is GCSE results day 2020? Date and time grades are out, and how they are calculated after exams cancelled, 11.08.2020

The Times, Secondary school pupils spread coronavirus like adults, 11.08.2020

The Times, Wait for A-level appeals, universities told, 11.08.2020

The Telegraph, Universities told to hold open places for students while they appeal A-level results, 11.08.2020 

The Guardian, Pressure grows on ministers over England A-level results 'mess', 11.08.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Pupils in Scotland begin returning to school, 11.08.2020

The Guardian, 'This is very unfair': anxious wait for A-level results in England, 11.08.2020

TES, A-level grade predictions 'a near-impossible task', 11.08.2020

TES, Run for cover – the results-day storm is coming, 11.08.2020

The Times, University is worth it, but go in with your eyes open, 11.08.2020

The Telegraph, 'Over expansion' of universities leaves students with 'heavy debts for little economic benefit', think tank warnsv, 11.08.2020

The Times, The Times view on the importance of getting children back to school: Class Struggle, 11.08.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: PM understands 'anxiety' over exam grading, 10.08.2020

iNews, Nicola Sturgeon apologises to thousands of Scottish pupils who had exam results downgraded, 10.08.2020. Also in Sky News, The Telegraph, BBC News

The Guardian, Sturgeon promises urgent review of 124,000 downgraded exam results, 10.08.2020

New Statesman, Why Nicola Sturgeon’s apology over Scotland’s exams calamity isn’t enough, 10.08.2020

The Scotsman, Two-thirds of teachers support mandatory masks for older pupils, 10.08.2020

The Telegraph, September schools showdown is make or break for Boris Johnson, 10.08.2020

iNews, Schools reopening: Two-thirds of parents are nervous about sending children to class despite Boris Johnson push to get kids back, 10.08.2020

iNews, Schools reopening in Scotland: Two-thirds of teachers worried despite safety assurances, 10.08.2020

The Telegraph, Russell Group universities prepare to lower entry grades after struggle to fill courses, 10.08.2020. Also in The Financial Times

The Times, Don’t catastrophise bad A-level results, parents told, 10.08.2020

The Times, Homeschoolers to be left without grades, 10.08.2020

The Times, ‘Make virus tests routine for teachers and pupils’, 10.08.2020

The Times, Unions agree to reopen schools but insist teachers must be safe, 10.08.2020

The Times, Humiliated Swinney in bid to quell exams row, 10.08.2020

The Times, Almost half of teachers say it’s still unsafe to reopen schools, 10.08.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Little evidence of Covid transmission in schools, says Williamson, 10.08.2020

The Times, Unions agree to reopen schools but insist teachers must be safe, 10.08.2020

The Times, Cast aside assumptions about how schools work to ensure Covid safety in September and beyond, 10.08.2020

The Guardian, University clearing set to be the busiest ever, experts warn, 10.08.2020

The Telegraph, Russell Group universities prepare to lower entry grades after struggle to fill courses, 10.08.2020

The Guardian, Tough choices need to be made, but reopening schools is a priority, 09.08.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Statistics watchdog urged to investigate exam regulator over secrecy and data handling, 09.08.2020

The Guardian, Poetry saved me. Don’t deny it to next generation, pleads award-winner, 09.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Race against time to appeal: Thousands of A-level pupils face missing out on university places if marks estimated by teachers are downgraded - as UCAS predicts busiest EVER year for clearing, 09.08.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, School coronavirus outbreaks 'exception not the norm', first major study across Europe finds, 09.08.2020

TES, ​​​​​​​Coronavirus: How will practical lessons work?, 09.08.2020

TES, 'Very little evidence' coronavirus is spread in schools, 09.08.2020

TES, Gibb: Heads can choose to let teachers wear face masks, 09.08.2020

The Sunday Times, Children will suffer if exams aren’t axed, 09.08.2020

The Sunday Times, Boris Johnson: Children suffer more by staying home, 09.08.2020

The Sunday Times, ‘Pupils pose little risk of spreading Covid’, 09.08.2020

The Sunday Times, We must all pull together to get children back to school, 09.08.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Government must be prepared to intervene over exam results, children’s tsar says, 09.08.2020

iNews, Is the reopening of schools safe? The scientific evidence is mixed, 09.08.2020

The Sunday Telegraph, Swinney to announce major u-turn over results day downgrade 'shambles', 09.08.2020

BBC News, John Swinney 'hears anger' of pupils over SQA results, 09.08.2020

The Independent, Schools to receive £40m in funding to set up socially-distant transport networks, 08.08.2020

The Telegraph, Ofqual chief: 'This is the fairest way to award grades without exams', 08.08.2020

The Telegraph, Schools will be last to close if second wave strikes, Boris Johnson vows, 08.08.2020

The Telegraph, Exam chief defends marking system, 08.08.2020

The Telegraph, What will become of the Class of 2020 on the most chaotic A-level results day of a generation?, 08.08.2020

The Times, Schools bring in the lawyers to prepare for A-level appeals, 08.08.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: Swinney under fire amid claims pupils face 9-month appeal wait, 08.08.2020

iNews, GCSE and A-Level results 2020: Pupils prepare to collect exam grades amid Covid-19 chaos, 08.08.2020

The Times, Gangs in class: this is our normal life, say children, 08.08.2020

The Times, The Times view on criminals in schools: Gang Education, 08.08.2020

TES, Covid-19: £40m to help pupils travel to school 'safely', 08.08.2020

The Independent, Equality in education means getting a job due to competence, not who you know, 08.08.2020

Bloomberg, U.K. Reassures Overseas Parents Over Private School Virus Safety, 07.08.2020

The Times, Disadvantaged pupils to lose out under PM’s ‘levelling up’ crusade, 07.08.2020

The Herald, Scots schools Covid safety fears as teachers survey reveals "high degree of concern" over re-opening, 07.08.2020

TES, Most teachers fear reopening schools is unsafe – survey, 07.08.2020

The Telegraph, Should I take a gap year during the coronavirus pandemic?, 07.08.2020

BBC News, School funding plan 'benefits wealthier pupils most', 07.08.2020

Schools Week, Pupils required to self-isolate will not be marked ‘absent’, DfE confirms, 06.08.2020

The Independent, Coronavirus: Boris Johnson insists all pupils should be back in school by September to help economy recover, 06.08.2020

The Telegraph, Sturgeon: I would 'very possibly' have joined in protest against my own exams policy, 06.08.2020. Also in TES

TES, GCSEs and A-level results 2020: How schools can appeal, 06.08.2020

TES, SQA chief to face MSPs over results controversy, 06.08.2020

TES, We must open schools – whatever the sacrifice needed, 06.08.2020

The Times, Education expert: lower grades were reasonable, 06.08.2020

TES, Exclusive: Ofsted won’t check schools on Covid safety, 06.08.2020

The Times, Coronavirus: Older pupils may cover up when classes restart, 06.08.2020

iNews, Schools will fully reopen in September but Government cannot ‘decree’ they will always be last to close, says minister Nick Gibb, 05.08.2020

The Guardian, Schools reopening in England risks sharp rise in Covid cases, says expert, 05.08.2020

Schools Week, Exams 2021: All the AS and A-level changes, subject by subject, 05.08.2020

TES, Exclusive: School tracks teachers 24/7 to fight Covid, 05.08.2020

iNews, GCSEs and A-levels 2020: Teachers advised to tell students their predicted grades if they miss college and university offers, 05.06.2020

The Telegraph, Teaching union threatens that 'many' schools will not open in September, 05.08.2020

The Telegraph, Face masks in schools should not be ruled out, Children’s Commissioner says, 05.08.2020

The Telegraph, Scotland's exam result fiasco is coming to England, 05.08.2020

The Telegraph, Swinney under mounting pressure after exams day 'debacle', 05.08.2020

The Telegraph, Scotland's exam results show how badly teachers have let down their pupils, 05.08.2020

TES, GCSE and A level 2020: Guide to subject access requests, 05.08.2020

TES, SQA results day 2020: Analysis of SQA's methodology, 05.08.2020

TES, 81% of parents worry about Covid impact on GCSE results, 05.08.2020

TES, SQA results: 'Scottish education failed in three ways', 05.08.2020

TES, Schools 'on top of' Covid-19 safety, say most parents, 05.08.2020

TES, Aberdeen in lockdown – but schools will open next week, 05.08.2020

TES, 'Real risk' that secondary openings cause Covid spike, 05.08.2020

TES, Schools should be 'the last places to be locked down', 05.08.2020

TES, Covid tests for all teachers ‘essential’ for safety, 05.08.2020

The Times, Scottish Qualifications Authority has failed children in every way, 05.08.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: School exam results: Can pupils appeal and will they get into university?, 05.08.2020

TES, Covid tests for all teachers ‘essential’ for safety, 05.08.2020

The Independent, Headteachers say better test and trace system needed to give students and parents ‘confidence’ to return, 05.08.2020

The Telegraph, Can children catch coronavirus? What worried parents need to know ahead of the return to school, 04.08.2020

TES, Revealed: How Covid catch-up tutors will be chosen, 04.08.2020

The Telegraph, Almost 125,000 students see predicted grades lowered on Scottish exam results day, 04.08.2020. Also in The Financial Times

The Telegraph, Exams system branded 'disgusting' as pupils see 'careers ruined' by failure in tests they never sat, 04.08.2020

The Telegraph, Scotland's children have been let down by this exams fiasco, 04.08.2020

The Telegraph, A 'generational catastrophe': 24 million children will never return to school post-Covid, UN warns, 04.08.2020. Also in TES

TES, 'SQA was warned about impact on disadvantaged students', 04.08.2020

TES, SQA results: 'Am I dishonest? Am I unprofessional?', 04.08.2020

TES, SQA results day 2020 – by the numbers, 04.08.2020

TES, SQA results day: Why there really is no wrong path, 04.08.2020

TES, Pubs or schools? Is Covid policy written on a beer mat?, 04.08.2020

TES, Why teachers will be on the frontline of Covid fallout, 04.08.2020

The Sun, Schools & councils will be given millions of pounds to put on extra bus services to get all kids back in the classroom, 04.08.2020

iNews, Rising food poverty stopped children from learning during lockdown, charity says, 04.08.2020

The Scotsman, Exam body braced for record appeals as Scots pupils receive their results, 04.08.2020

The Times, Schools to get coronavirus testing squads to help them stay open, 04.08.2020

TES, Opening schools risks double strength second Covid wave, 03.08.2020

iNews, Schools could stay closed in September if coronavirus cases spike in their area, 03.08.2020

Schools Week, Exams 2021: Ofqual confirms changes in certain subjects, but no decision yet on delaying exams, 03.08.2020

The Telegraph, Reopening schools without better test and trace 'threatens second wave twice as big as first', 03.08.2020

The Telegraph, New 90-minute virus tests will be rolled out in schools, Matt Hancock confirms, 03.08.2020

The Telegraph, Teachers demand major changes ahead of Scottish schools reopening, 03.08.2020

TES, Opening schools risks double strength second Covid wave, 03.08.2020

TES, Ofqual: No calculated grades for 2020-21 qualifications, 03.08.2020

TES, 'Significant concerns' over reopening of schools, 03.08.2020

TES, English GCSE pupils can drop a text in 2021, 03.08.2020

TES, A levels 'won’t be valid verdict' unless content is cut, 03.08.2020

TES, Please, stop making results about girls versus boys, 03.08.2020

iNews, Schools could stay closed in September if coronavirus cases spike in their area, 03.08.2020

iNews, Coronavirus latest: 1,000 pupils a day could use 90-minute Covid-19 test, Sir John Bell says, 03.08.2020

The Times, The Times view on education after the coronavirus lockdown: Back to School, 03.08.2020

The Times, Coronavirus in Scotland: No school for thousands, 03.08.2020

iNews, Government insists September school reopening ‘is safe’ as unions and experts sound fresh alarm, 02.08.2020

The Sun, There will be no exams… but the country’s schoolkids will still make the grade, 02.08.2020

The Sunday Times, Schools’ plan B for autumn Covid spike: online lessons for all, 02.08.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Schools will be ready for September - minister, 02.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Regular exercise can help boost pupils' exam grades and develop cognitive skills, research says, 02.08.2020

The Guardian, Teachers and scientists sound alarm over plans to reopen schools in England, 02.08.2020

The Sunday Times, Poll finds majority of Scots support full‑time return to school, 02.08.2020

TES, This will be an SQA results day without precedent, 02.08.2020

The Telegraph, Students should use previous work to justify grades to universities and employers, minister says, 01.08.2020

The Daily Mail, Ministers promise exasperated parents that schools will reopen full-time in the autumn - despite Whitehall 'murmurings' it will only be part-time, 01.08.2020

The Telegraph, We can no longer expect the young to carry our burdens, 01.08.2020

The Scotsman, John Swinney ‘understands’ teacher anxiety over schools return, 01.08.2020

The Telegraph, Automatic green light for building new homes, hospitals and schools in biggest shake-up since WW2, 01.08.2020

BBC News, Coronavirus: Pubs 'may need to shut' to allow schools to reopen, 01.08.2020

The Times, Boris Johnson slams brakes on easing of lockdown, 01.08.2020

The Times, Help for disadvantaged maths pupils, 01.08.2020