As you almost certainly will have heard by now, Ofqual and the Education Secretary Gavin Williamson have apologised for the stress they caused and decided that students will be awarded their centre assessment grade for this summer - that is, the grade their school or college estimated was the gra
In March, the Government announced that it had taken the difficult decision, in light of the public health emergency, to cancel all GCSE, AS and A level exams due to take place in schools and colleges in England this summer.
The Government is more committed than ever to levelling up opportunity for the next generation in every part of the UK.
Schools are already benefiting from a £2.6bn increase in funding this year, which will rise to £4.8bn in 2021-22 and £7.1bn in 2022-23, compared to 2019-20.
I know this is a worrying a time for many businesses. In May, I spoke with the Chancellor on a conference call and raised the need for as much flexibility as possible to allow the hospitality sector to operate their current businesses in an outdoor setting.
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