Edexcel GCSE Music: August 2020 update
Read the latest information on GCSE Music, including the latest news about receiving grades in summer 2020.
Summer 2020 results day
|20 August 2020|
Timeline for Summer 2020
Exceptional arrangements for exam grading and assessment in 2020
Here is the 'Exceptional arrangements for exam grading and assessment in 2020' consultation outcome document from Ofqual, providing confirmed decisions on the following:
- centre assessment grades
- issuing results
- impact on students
- statistical standardisation of centre assessment grades
- incorporating the approach into the regulatory framework
- appealing the results
- qualifications to which the exceptional regulatory measures apply
Process for awarding GCSEs, AS and A levels summer 2020
The infographic in the link below from Ofqul illustrates the steps taken in the process for awarding results this summer.
Getting results on the day
Find out how you can access results and reports through electronic data interchange (EDI) and/or Edexcel Online, or by opting in for results in paper format.
After results day
The details of the appeals process that has been specifically designed for summer 2020 results has been released. This appeals process applies to GCSEs, AS, A levels, Extended Project Qualifications and the Advanced Extension Award in maths. It also applies to International GCSEs, International Advanced levels (IAL), vocational and technical qualifications (VTQs) and Functional Skills qualifications where we have used a calculated approach to award qualifications this summer.
See further details of the appeals process and grounds for appeal
2021 exams and assessments
On the 2 July 2020, Ofqual has launched a consultaion on the proposals for assessing general qualifications in 2021.