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Cancel GCSE and A-levels in 2021 replace with Course Work and Teacher Assessment

Submitted by Emilia Peters on Tuesday 22nd December 2020

Published on Tuesday 29th December 2020

Current status: Open

Open until: Tuesday 29th June 2021

Current Signatures: 156,487
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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2021 ~ A-levels ~ Access ~ Cancel ~ Covid ~ Covid-19 ~ Equal ~ GCSE ~ It ~ learning ~ level ~ Lockdown ~ Schools ~ Teachers ~ testing ~ Tests ~ Year 11

Petition Action

Cancel GCSE and A-levels in 2021 replace with Course Work and Teacher Assessment

Petition Details

Cancel all standardise testing for year 11 and year 12 students in 2021. By replacing tests with smaller amounts of course work and teacher assessment, students would have a fair chance at achieving their target grades and it would relieve stress for teachers and students.

Additional Information

As a student I know I don't have a fair opportunity to reach the grades predicted for myself or the grades predicted for my peers. Not all schools are equal, for example lack of funding when comparing private and public schools. This means not all students had equal learning opportunities over lockdown if they didn't have access to a computer or learning materials. Course work and teacher assessment ensures that all students are given an equal chance to get their rightful grades.

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