A levels

  • School leaders advise caution when interpreting this year’s AS and A-Level results

    By Jonathan Swift on August 17, 2017
    As A-level students receive their results today, school leaders are advising caution when interpreting this year’s results. According to Paul Whiteman, general secretary of school leaders’ union NAHT: “Today is the day when thousands of young people and their families will be hoping that their hard work has paid off. NAHT congratulates everyone receiving their results today. Their emotions will be […]
  • Maths Doctor Christmas prize draw offers up to 100 free maths lessons

    By Jonathan Swift on November 27, 2015
    Maths Doctor, an award-winning live online tutoring company, is pleased to announce its Schools Programme Christmas Prize Draw, giving 10 schools across the UK the chance to win up to 100 one-to-one Maths lessons, worth over £3000 to be used however they wish. Schools are invited to enter the prize draw here. The first prizewinner will receive 100 free lessons, […]
  • Dickens replaces DVDs in the classroom

    By Jonathan Swift on January 20, 2015
    Gone are the days when teachers would book out a double lesson each term to show students the movie of the book. A new English e-Library developed by Cambridge University Press for AQA brings literary authors and non-fiction texts to life in the classroom through audio clips, video and interactive annotation, inspiring and guiding students as they get to grips […]
  • Changes to the system but national results remain stable

    By Jonathan Swift on August 14, 2014
    Provisional results for this year’s A level and AS qualifications have been published today by the Joint Council for QualificationsCIC. Results remain relatively stable at a national level, with the proportion of A* grades awarded rising 0.6 percentage points to 8.2 per cent of all awards. There is a slight dip at A*-A of 0.3 percentage points to 26.0 per […]