Fears that cancelling exams will hit BAME and poor pupils worst

It is likely that GCSE and A-level results will be awarded based on predicted grades. The problem is that predicted grades are often wrong. Sadly there is evidence of stereotypes around particular types of students meaning their predicted grades are lower, and when they do the exam they do better than their predicted grade. Parents of white, middle class affluent students will canvas schools on behalf of their children which does influence teacher outcomes. What’s more, it’s a realistic…

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