Hundreds of thousands of students receive GCSE and vocational results

Hundreds of thousands of students receive GCSE and vocational results today. It is the first time in three years that students have sat summer GCSE examinations as we return to normality post-Covid.  Students collecting results today will progress to one of a number of high-quality options including A-levels, T-levels or an

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

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