The Exams Office (TEO) is supporting exams officers and their centres by providing a central point of reference on this page to:

  • links to relevant information and updates as these are published by key stakeholders on the arrangements for exams and assessments
  • links to the latest updates from TEO
  • links to access individual key stakeholder websites, information and guidance

This is a central point of reference for key/selected information and it is the responsibility of centres to consult stakeholder websites and any direct communications to ensure that they are in receipt of the latest information around processes and arrangements

The Exams Office also provides a periodic video update summarising key information and updates from key stakeholders on the latest arrangements for exams and assessments

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INFORMATION AND UPDATES FROM KEY STAKEHOLDERS

Latest information and updates includes:

(13/05/2022)

Ofqual Podcast: Marking and grading in summer 2022

Ofqual correspondence – Open letter to heads of schools and colleges, May 2022 (A letter from Chief Regulator Jo Saxton to heads of schools and colleges, ahead of GCSE, AS and A level exams starting on 16 May 2022)

OCR issues weekly roundup

Qualifications Wales news – Changes to GCSE, AS and A level exams to continue in the next academic year

Latest information and updates will not include any direct communications between key stakeholders and centres which are not in the public domain. Centres should always refer to direct communications and relevant email updates to confirm the latest processes/arrangements.

→ See earlier INFORMATION AND UPDATES (20 March 2020-12 May 2022)

Latest information and updates from TEO includes:

(13/05/2022The Exams Office – Summer 2022 exam series sent to your inbox today

Latest UPDATE Video   → See ARCHIVE

Ofqual

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Ofqual: rolling update (updated 12/05/2022)

Collection GCSE, AS and A level qualifications in 2022Publications relating to the awarding of GCSE, AS and A level qualifications in the academic year 2021 to 2022 (updated 07/02/2022)

Collection Vocational, technical and other general qualifications in 2022Publications relating to the awarding of vocational, technical and other general qualifications in the academic year 2021 to 2022 (updated 03/02/2022)

CollectionResources to help students prepare for exams and assessments

CollectionRegulating academic and technical qualifications at level 3


Policy papers and consultations


The Ofqual Blog – view the latests blogs

DfE

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See the latest documents from the Department for Education


Guidance includes:

Awarding qualifications in summer 2022 (30/09/2021)

Responsibility for exams (This publication was withdrawn on This content is no longer current policy and you do not need to follow it)

(ESFA guidance – Coronavirus (COVID-19) 2021 qualifications fund for schools and colleges)

Emergency planning and response for education, childcare, and children’s social care settings (This guidance includes a section – ‘Exam and assessment disruption’)

Coronavirus (COVID‑19)


Policy papers and consultations


Education in the media blog – view the latest blogs

BBC News

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