Exams results: What is new exams guidance? What will happen to A-level and GCSE grades?

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Exams results: What is new exams guidance? What will happen to A-level and GCSE grades? 1

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said: “Cancelling exams is something no Education Secretary would ever want to do, however these are extraordinary times and this measure is a vital but unprecedented step in the country’s efforts to stop the spread of coronavirus.

“My priority now is to ensure no young person faces a barrier when it comes to moving onto the next stage of their lives – whether that’s further or higher education, an apprenticeship or a job.

“I have asked exam boards to work closely with the teachers who know their pupils best to ensure their hard work and dedication is rewarded and fairly recognised.”

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) tweeted: “We have taken the difficult decision to cancel and postpone our June and July examinations, because of the global challenges posed by #COVID19.

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