Friday 20th March 2020
We recognise that you will be concerned about the possible impact of coronavirus on the 2020 GCSE exams and your progression to Newcastle Sixth Form College.
We will contact you in April with our new plans for enrolment so that you can have certainty about your place at Newcastle Sixth Form College as soon as possible.
The Department for Education has provided some more guidance today on the plan for awarding GCSE grades. They state that:
“The Government’s priority is now to ensure affected students can move on as planned to the next stage of their lives, including going into employment, starting university, college or sixth form courses, or an apprenticeship in the autumn.”
At this time, the guidance is setting out the broad principles rather than the detailed process. Key points include:
The full guidance can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/further-details-on-exams-and-grades-announced?utm_source=96f31727-1fb9-408b-a7fa-d91d4ceaeb6b&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate
At the moment, this is as much as we know and we appreciate that you may still have many questions. We will keep you updated over the coming weeks by text and email.
If you do have any immediate questions please email them to email@example.com