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Students to get generous GCSE and A Level grades next summer to counter impact of pandemic

Heads down: A-levels and GCSEs are still hugely respected around the world (PA Wire)
Heads down: A-levels and GCSEs are still hugely respected around the world (PA Wire)

GCSE and A-level students will be awarded more generous grades to compensate for the pandemic, the Education Secretary has revealed.

Gavin Williamson said pupils in England will receive advance notice of some topics ahead of tests – as well as exam aids when sitting papers – to ensure this cohort of students is not disadvantaged.

Additional exams will also be run to give students a second chance to sit a paper if the main exams or assessments are missed due to illness or self-isolation, the Department

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