Exams, Ofqual

Price of exams soar above inflation in 2024

General qualifications rise 6.4% while VTQs increase 5.5%

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Exams

Special exam requests soar in colleges

Staff are being stretched and campuses closed in some cases

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
Exams

Cyber attacks: Exam boards told to introduce new security measures

Ofqual chief Sir Ian Bauckham said regulator will undertake 'rigorous' checks on exam board plans to move tests on-screen

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Exam paper cyber attack investigation hits dead end

Two arrested stood down from bail as 'no further evidence'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Ofqual: Functional skills exams ‘not too challenging’

Regulators are investigating 'potential issue' with maths problem solving questions

Josh Barrie
Josh Barrie
Exams

Ofqual extends term-time checkpoints to hundreds of thousands more VTQ students

Extra workload anticipated for schools and colleges to ensure grades are handed out on time

Anviksha Patel
Anviksha Patel
A-levels, Exams, Results 2023

A-level results 2023: 26% fall in top grades as inflation almost wiped

The proportion of A* and A grades issued in England is now within 1.3 percentage points of the last...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
A-levels, Exams

The Great 2023 Grade Deflation: 7 things you need to know

How the plunge back to pre-pandemic grades will impact students and university places this year

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Exams

Teenager arrested in exam board cyber attack investigation

Police confirm 16-year-old boy has been arrested and bailed until later this year

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth