Monthly Archives - August 2021

A Word on Summer Exams 2021 for Private Candidates

We have finally come to the end of Summer Exams 2021! We can’t say that we’re sad to leave them behind. However, we are super proud to have, once again, graded an incredible number of Private Candidates this year to ensure that they continue with their future careers. We want to...

Record Breaking GCSE Results and Top Grades 2021

GCSE students have received another set of record grades, in the second year of Covid disruption due to exams in England.Top grades (7/As and above) rose to 28.9% from 26.2% last year, while grades 4/Cs and above - seen as passes - rose to 77.1% up from 76.3%.Girls moved...

A-level results 2021: Top grades reach record high

The BBC reported top grades for A-level results for England, Wales and Northern Ireland have reached a record high - with 44.8% getting A* or A grades.This second year of replacement results after exams were cancelled, has seen even higher A Level results than last year when 38.5% achieved top...

Latin to be introduced at 40 secondary schools

Latin is to be taught at schools across England in an effort to counter the subject’s reputation as one that is “elitist” and largely at private schools. Here at Tutors & Exams, we offer more than 25 languages, of which Latin is one. A £4m Department for Education (DfE) scheme for...

Pearson Edexcel newly-accredited  GCSE English Language

Introducing Pearson Edexcel newly-accredited  GCSE (9–1) English Language 2.0 for first teaching in 2021, available in the Summer 2022 series.After listening to feedback from the English teaching community last year, Pearson Edexcel recognised that a ‘one-size fits all’ approach to English Language didn't equally suit the needs, interests and progression of all students.They consulted...

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