Lib Dems call for next year's GCSE and A Level exams to be scrapped

11 Nov 2020

Cllr Dan Boatright, a teacher at a sixth form college, is calling for GCSE and A level exams to be scrapped for 2021 and replaced them with moderated teacher assessment grades.

The Government has decided continue with exams in 2021 despite schools experiencing increasing levels of disruption because of the coronavirus. Town and District councillor for Pershore, Cllr Dan Boatright says this level of disruption has created unfair disadvantages and it is also acutely variable across the country, with some pupils able to attend consistently, whereas others have been unwell or had to self-isolate.

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