3rd December 2020 Welsh Government cancels GCSE, AS and A Level exams for Summer 2021 10th November 2020; GCSE and A Level Exams in England to take place a little later in 2021 12th October 2020; National 5s cancelled for 2021. Schools will be able to appeal against GCSE and A-level results if they feel data used to standardise grades was not a “reliable basis” for predicting 2020 results, Ofqual has confirmed. Ofqual has published the criteria to be used to endorse the speaking element of GCSE for those entered in the Summer 2021 series. 2. Today (17 December, 2020) is results day for the AS and A level autumn series (GCSE results days are in January and February). Share this. Controversy: Ofqual algorithm expected to have more severe impact at GCSE The government’s attempts to fix this summer’s broken A-level and GCSE results have been thrown into chaos after the exam regulator Ofqual … Exams 2020: Ofqual confirms final appeals process for GCSEs and A-levels. It also considered keeping centre-assessed grades secret ... 23rd October 2020 at 4:22pm. John Roberts 22nd October 2020 at 4:51pm. Regulator's papers reveal that concerns about unconscious optimism and gaming through centre-assessed grades persuaded it to rely more on its algorithm . Government announces headline changes for 2021 GCSE and A-Level exams. These interactive graphs show GCSE full course outcomes across all subjects for all students for the years 2008 to 2020 and for 16 year olds for the years 2013 to 2020. Williamson held 10 meetings with Ofqual to discuss the 2020 results from March until A-levels were published on 13 August, while the schools minister, Nick Gibb, attended 16 meetings. This includes the results of the 2020 NRT and Ofqual’s annual statement setting out how Ofqual have taken account of … GCSEs 2020: Please don't allow CAG appeals, say schools. Ofqual: Watchdog withdraws criteria for students to appeal using mock grades. We understand how difficult life has been for students this year, and pay tribute to the resilience … Thu 6th Aug 2020, 13.40 . Share this For further information, please contact the Ofqual public enquiries team on 0300 303 3344 or by email at enquiries@ofqual.gov.uk Link to this comment Comment by Bettina Williams posted on on 10 April 2020 https://ofqual.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/gcse-tier-entry-in-2020 Ofqual have also published information relating to the National Reference Test (NRT). Ofqual analytics uses cookies to make the site simpler. Latest updates on the 2021 exams. Ofqual feared teacher 'gaming' on GCSE and A levels . Freddie Whittaker. Ofqual will keep under review the grading standards in GCSE French and German in future series. The regulator Ofqual opted to consult exam boards on details of this summer's controversial GCSE and A-level grading process, but not the public.