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Update on BTEC grading

Announcement 19-08-20

Following an instruction from Pearson, we are not able to share any L1 or L2 BTEC results on 20th August 2020 in line with GCSE’s and other qualifications; as the awarding body are reviewing calculated grades for externally assessed units, following Ofqual’s announcement. We will update you as soon as we have more information. Apologies for any inconvenience this will cause. In the meantime please do proceed with enrolments with us and we will take into account additional qualifications and outcomes of any GCSE results to ensure that you are able to enrol onto the right course.

Collecting exam results

Announcement 18-08-20

Dear Students and Parents,

Many of you will have been watching and waiting to see how the A Level grades for this year were finally going to be awarded.

Ofqual have now made a significant and definitive announcement. Please click here.

Whilst we await further information as to how the award bodies will  officially release the final results, we have decided to release the internally-derived Centre Assessed Grades where these are different to the grades issued last week.

You can access this new Statement of Results which, where applicable, will now factor in your A Level Centre Assessed Grades where these were higher than your Calculated Grades. You can do this by logging on to Moodle in the same way you accessed your results last Thursday.

I sincerely hope that either with the results you received last week or with these Centre Assessed Grades, you will be able to progress with your lives whether this is at university or an apprenticeship. All we can suggest, at this stage, to those of you still needing to finalise your university place, is that you contact the universities and use UCAS Clearing.

Kind regards and best wishes

Richard Beales
Principal: Coulsdon Sixth Form College

 

Announcement 13-08-20

Following the Government’s announcement on 11 August regarding the triple lock for A Level and GCSE results, the College is reliant on receiving guidance from Ofqual as to how this will operate in practice. However, Ofqual have told us that this information won’t be available until next week.

In the meantime, if you are concerned about your grade you should email exams@coulsdon.ac.uk and state clearly if wish to sit the examinations in October or if you are considering appealing your grade.  We will then contact you next week as soon as we have the details from Ofqual. If you wish to receive your Centre Assessed Grade to help you through clearing, you should email this request to exams@coulsdon.ac.uk

However, we believe that many of you will be pleased with the results you get and consider that these are fair results. We hope that these grades enable you to progress, for example, to the university you have as first choice or an insurance offer or through clearing. UCAS provide support for those going through clearing but if you need help please email careers@coulsdon.ac.uk and include a contact number. We will respond as soon as we are able to on a first-come, first-served basis.

Even if you haven’t considered this option so far, Croydon College has a number of HE courses and their Admissions Team would be delighted to talk to you. You can contact them by calling their Clearing Helpline on 020 8760 5994.

 

The following arrangements are being put in place for this summers exam results.

Release of Examination Results:-

  • Thursday 13 August – Level 3
    GCE A Level, EPQ, BTEC L3
  • Thursday 20 August – Level 2
    GCSE, BTEC L2

Students will be able to view their results online by logging into Moodle from 8.00am on the appropriate release date.  The College will not be open to students, as we continue to follow social distancing guidelines.

For instructions on how to access your results on Moodle please click here.

Certificates and/or Statement of Results will also be posted out to students’ home address after this.

For students wishing to go to university but needing to go through clearing should visit the clearing section UCAS website www.UCAS.com or use the UCAS helpline 0371 468 0468 and then contact the university directly.  There is an excellent Clearing Guide for parents available here.

If any students need advice about UCAS and alternative options they can contact the Careers Team careers@coulsdon.ac.uk

If any students have queries about their exam results, they must put this in writing in the first instance and email exams@coulsdon.ac.uk

  • Wish to enquire about an appeal of grade – email by 28 August, 4pm
  • Wish to enquire about sitting GCE & GCSE exams in Oct-Nov 20 – email by 4 September, 4pm

The Government have produced a useful Student Guide to post-16 qualifications results which can be found here.

Alternatively you can download a PDF version here.

Exams policies for students

OVERVIEW EXAMS CALENDAR 2020
DATE LEVEL EVENT DEADLINE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Thursday 12th Jan GCSE Results of November GCSE exams   Emailed to students
Monday 11th May GCSE & A Level Summer exam session begins   Click here to view the A Level/GCSE timetable.Timetables will be handed out in the Atrium on a designated day (TBA) and those not collected will be posted.
Wednesday 17th June GCSE & A Level Summer exam session ends  

 

 

Thursday 13th Aug All Level 3 Results of A Level and BTEC Level 3 courses   Results can be accessed via Moodle. 
Thursday 20th August GCSE & BTEC First Results of GCSEs and BTEC First courses   Results can be accessed via Moodle.

 

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