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In light of the current national lockdown and announcements made over the last two days from the Government, the DFE and exam boards, we have decided to postpone all OCR National and BTEC exams that were due to take place at Perryfields from the 11th January 2021 for Year 11 and Year 10.
This is not a decision we have taken lightly and is one we feel is in the best interests of our students and staff at this time having reviewed the risk against the lockdown guidance.
Some of the technical courses may still have an examination in the summer depending on the final decisions made by Ofqual and the DFE on how grades will be awarded for this suite of qualifications. As soon as we know more we will share this with you. Both OCR and Pearson have informed schools that:
We are in a constantly evolving situation so please accept our apologies for the lateness of this update, but we wanted to make a fully informed decision to ensure no student would be disadvantaged by this and would be recognised for all their hard work in extremely challenging times.