GCSE Examinations During the Covid-19 Pandemic 2020
There is still a lot of uncertainty around the exams situation and we are still awaiting guidance from Ofqual with regards to the details of the awarding of grades for students. It has become clear that schools will be required to submit predicted grades and then these school grades will be moderated (moved up or down) through a statistical analysis across the country, looking at the progress of students within each school in previous years. It has been made clear to schools though that we are forbidden from entering into discussions with parents or students about their school predicted grades and are not allowed to share details of any further predictions that teachers are required to make.
As soon as we receive any further information, we will share it with Year 11 students, parents and carers.
Examination Board Information on awarding of 2020 GCSE Grades
Current list of Qualifications offered by the school – GCSE and non-GCSE
Below are links to the exam boards for our school:
JCQ (Joint Council for Qualifications)
The following notices are for guidance regarding exams and exam conditions and students need to familiarise themselves with these. They can be accessed via the JCQ website or by clicking on the individual links below:
Procedure for Enquiries about Results - The school will determine any reviews of marking following receipt of the results, only if students have given their consent to do so. All students will receive information with their results explaining the procedure should they wish to make an independent enquiry about their results. No request will be accepted if this procedure has not been followed.
DfE – School Performance Tables
Please click here to compare the performance of Walthamstow School for Girls against schools both locally and nationally.
The SSAT have produced a guide to the new GCSEs for Parents/Carers - a copy can be accessed here