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Pearson Edexcel International AS/A Levels (IAL)

Pearson Edexcel International AS/A Levels (IAL) are a globally recognised qualification which open doors to top universities worldwide. Available for 21 subjects, they have a modular/unitised structure, closely resembling that of GCE AS/A Levels prior to their reform/linearisation back in 2015. NARIC, the national agency responsible for providing information...

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A Word on Summer Exams 2021 for Private Candidates

We have finally come to the end of Summer Exams 2021! We can’t say that we’re sad to leave them behind. However, we are super proud to have, once again, graded an incredible number of Private Candidates this year to ensure that they continue with their future careers. We want...

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Record Breaking GCSE Results and Top Grades 2021

GCSE students have received another set of record grades, in the second year of Covid disruption due to exams in England. Top grades (7/As and above) rose to 28.9% from 26.2% last year, while grades 4/Cs and above - seen as passes - rose to 77.1% up from 76.3%. Girls...

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A-level results 2021: Top grades reach record high

The BBC reported top grades for A-level results for England, Wales and Northern Ireland have reached a record high - with 44.8% getting A* or A grades. This second year of replacement results after exams were cancelled, has seen even higher A Level results than last year when 38.5% achieved...

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Latin to be introduced at 40 secondary schools

Latin is to be taught at schools across England in an effort to counter the subject’s reputation as one that is “elitist” and largely at private schools. Here at Tutors & Exams, we offer more than 25 languages, of which Latin is one.  A £4m Department for Education (DfE) scheme...

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Pearson Edexcel newly-accredited  GCSE English Language

Introducing Pearson Edexcel newly-accredited  GCSE (9–1) English Language 2.0 for first teaching in 2021, available in the Summer 2022 series. After listening to feedback from the English teaching community last year, Pearson Edexcel recognised that a ‘one-size fits all’ approach to English Language didn't equally suit the needs, interests and progression of all students.They...

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Covid: Home education numbers rise by 75%

The number of children registering for home education in the UK rose by 75% in the first eight months of the current school year, according to BBC research. In north-west England numbers were 92% up on the previous two-year average, figures from 153 councils show. Some parents and councils - including...

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GCSEs 2021: Final grade checks needed by results day

Amy Gibbons at TES reported that schools minister sets out plans for grading reviews and provisional process for next year's GCSE and A-level exams. Exam boards are still set to make final checks on conduct on teacher-assessed grades before GCSE and A-level results are published in three weeks' time, the schools minister...

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Let’s Talk Summer 2022 Exams after Summer 2021!

Summer 2022 Exams? The Summer 2021 ‘Exams’ are not quite at their conclusion yet. However, we’re getting ever closer. The Summer 2021 Exam season has been somewhat challenging to say the least. Long delays, process writing, quality processes, Awarding Body Approvals to name but a few.   But, our learners have all been amazing throughout! We...

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Free at Point of Delivery Access Arrangements

Tutors & Exams is the leading independent private candidate exam centre across the UK. We have unrivalled access to qualifications for all candidates working outside of mainstream education. We have a dedicated team that solely works with candidates with Special Educational Needs and Access Arrangements as well as a...

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