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Health & Safety Training with Worksafe

Last week, some of our team took part in Health & Safety training provided by WorkSafe Training. Here at Tutors & Exams, the safety of our candidates and our team are our top priority and with this training, we got to experience hands on training with our very own manikins....

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Exams: Summer 2022

Last week Ofqual, the exams regulator, detailed its approach to grading exams and assessments next Summer.  In summary they are committed to exams taking place next Summer, the first time in three years. However, Ofqual recognise the significant disruption to teaching/learning that has occurred during the pandemic and to...

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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...

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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...

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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 and A-level results are published in three weeks' time, the schools minister...

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How we locate Private Candidate Examination Centres

Many of you may have wondered how we decide where to locate our private candidate examination centres. Hopefully this article will shed some light on the process we adopt, what factors we consider and our future plans. Since opening our first examination centre in Coventry in 2014, Tutors & Exams...

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The Education Hotel – Schools & Studying with Covid-19

We hope you all enjoyed the Bank Holiday. You all enjoyed the last one so let’s hear from The Education Hotel again but this time on SCHOOLS! The start of a new week (technically with the Bank Holiday) so we thought now would be a good time to share another...

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Advance Notice – Suspension of Entries

Given the unprecedented demand of applications for Teacher Assessed Grades (TAGs) and the lack of clarity at this late stage from stakeholders (DfE, Ofqual and Awarding Organisations) regarding the process for grading private candidates, we are suspending entry applications from 23:59, Thursday 1st April 2021. This will allow us...

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Tutors & Exams Partner With ICS Learn

We have some news to share with you all! We’re proud to announce that Tutors & Exams are partnering up with ICS Learn, the UK’s largest online GCSE, IGCSE and A Level provider! The team there have 130 years of experience in education and prepare thousands of learners each...

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Our New Centre in St Neots

Tutors & Exams are excited to announce the location of their fifth examination centre, just three months after opening their fourth centre in Doncaster. Our commitment to providing nationwide coverage continues with a further three centres planned to open in readiness for the 2021/22 academic year. The new centre, located...

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