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A-levels and GCSEs: Free exam appeals for schools in England 08/15/2020 - 00:00
England schools can appeal against A-level and GCSE grades for free, the education secretary says.
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UK ministers rushed forward France quarantine by 24 hours 08/14/2020 - 20:12

Holidaymakers scramble home as it emerges No 10 changed timing after call with devolved administrations

The Guardian view on access to art: drifting away | Editorial 08/14/2020 - 19:25

As redundancies loom and opportunities for cultural experiences narrow, the arts risk regressing into a pastime for the elite

The grim news in the arts continues apace. Tate wrote to staff this week confirming that 313 employees will be made redundant. These workers are from the commercial...

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Do the maths: why England's A-level grading system is unfair 08/14/2020 - 18:24

Ofqual’s algorithm has caused dismay and an analysis of its method shows the reason

It wouldn’t be out of place in a maths A-level: suppose a class of 27 pupils is predicted to achieve 2.3% A* grades and 2.3% U grades; how many pupils should be given each grade? Show your working.

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Coronavirus: Lockdown to ease further in England from Saturday 08/14/2020 - 18:21
More beauty treatments, small wedding receptions and live indoor shows can resume this weekend.
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Coronavirus: Get cars off the road, government urged 08/14/2020 - 18:15
The "gridlock" claims come as traffic across Britain returns to pre-lockdown levels.
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Coronavirus: Nearly half of Scots want ban on English tourists unless they quarantine, poll suggests 08/14/2020 - 16:00
SNP voters most keen on restrictions to stop English tourists crossing border freely, survey finds
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Coronavirus: Thousands return to UK to beat France quarantine 08/14/2020 - 15:31
Extra ferry services are laid on as 160,000 holidaymakers see their plans thrown into chaos.
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Welcome to Gavin Williamson's disasterclass – where incompetence is core curriculum | Marina Hyde 08/14/2020 - 15:18

The education secretary’s handling of the A-levels results has all the hallmarks of Johnsonian government. He’ll probably get promoted

When Gavin Williamson...

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Grant Shapps gives wrong day for start of France quarantine rules 08/14/2020 - 14:37

Travellers rebook tickets too late to avoid Covid self-isolation after minister’s ‘slip’

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