An update on the summer 2017 exams series
On 15 June 2017 Ofqual wrote to all schools to update them on the summer exam series. This is something Ofqual does every year to remind school leaders of the relevant issues in advance of summer awarding and to give links to key pieces of information.
This year, the letter focuses on:
- Awarding in summer 2017; for the new GCSEs and new A levels, there will be a greater emphasis on using statistical predictions to set grade boundaries, to ensure that the 2017 cohort are not unfairly disadvantaged by being the first to sit…