Exams 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...

GCSEs 2021: Final grade checks needed by results day

Amy Gibbons at TES reported that schools minister sets out plans for grading reviews and provisional process for next year's GCSE and A-level exams. Exam boards are still set to make final checks on conduct on teacher-assessed grades before GCSE grades and A-level results are published in three weeks' time, the...

Free at Point of Delivery Access Arrangements

Tutors & Exams is the leading independent private candidate exam centre across the UK. We have unrivalled access to qualifications for all candidates working outside of mainstream education. We have a dedicated team that solely works with candidates with Special Educational Needs and Access Arrangements as well as a dedicated...

Private Candidate Grading Timeline

Private Candidate Grading Timeline

Today, 12th March 2021, Tutors & Exams have released their Private Candidate Grading Timeline. This comes ahead of the Department for Education (DfE), Ofqual and Awarding Organisation announcements due for early next week.As you are no doubt aware, the DfE and Ofqual released the outcomes of their consultation on GCSE...

Cambridge Assessment – Summer 2021

Cambridge Assessment International Education have released information, 25th February 2021, on Summer 2021 grading. The main details include information surrounding the evidence required for schools. “To assess this grade, schools should identify a portfolio of three substantial pieces of work from each student in every syllabus.” We are working closely with CAIE to establish what “substantial” means and how we can ensure...

Cambridge Assessment International Education Exams 2021

Today, 19th February 2021, we have received notification that Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) Exams 2021 (May/June Series) have been cancelled in the UK. CAIE have said:“For schools in the United Kingdom, this means that exams for Cambridge IGCSE, O Level, and International AS & A Level will no longer...

The A Level and GCSE Exams 2021

What is the Current Position with A Level and GCSE Exams in 2021 as of 7th January 2021? Unfortunately, for the second year running and only the second time in history, A Level and GCSE Exams in 2021 have been cancelled. They even continued during the nightmare of the Second World War....

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