Huge pride in pupils’ success

The overwhelming feeling at The Belvedere Academy was one of huge pride as pupils received their A-level and BTEC results.   Mr N Blair, assistant head of Sixth Form, said: “Throughout the last three years, these young people have faced immense challenge and to achieve these examination results within that context is

Post-16 qualifications boosted to help more people to progress

Thousands of qualifications are set to be transformed so that more people can gain the skills employers need and progress into work the government has announced.  A consultation has been launched seeking views on plans to reform post-16 qualifications at level 2 and below so everyone has access to high-quality options

Revision help for students published for summer exams

Students will have access to information to help focus their revision for summer GCSE, AS and A-level exams, as part of a range of adapted plans to maximise fairness following the disruption to learning caused by the pandemic the government has announced.   Some of the exam content, texts, topics and

Making choices post-16

For most Year 11 students, the beginning of 2022 will bring a period of serious contemplation and even some uncertainty making choices post-16 and about what road they should take if they are to stay in full-time education. After a lifetime of guidance from schools and parents, this time can be