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Students in England to sit repeated mock A-levels and GCSEs, Ofqual says

Unions and school leaders critical after regulator publishes long-delayed contingency plan

Students taking A-levels and GCSEs in England will be asked to sit repeated mock exams, after the exam regulator Ofqual told schools to test pupils throughout the year in case national exams are cancelled for the third time.

The regulator published its long-delayed contingency plan, detailing how teachers in England are to award grades by assessment in the event of Covid disruption making it impossible for formal exams to be held, as was the case in 2020-21 and 2019-20.

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