Monthly Archives: July 2017

bksb Shortlisted for Regional Education and Business Accolade

By | 2017-08-10T12:21:34+00:00 2017|Categories: Awards, News|

We are delighted to announce that bksb has been shortlisted for yet another accolade – the East Midlands Chamber have recognised our expertise and outstanding practice as part of their annual Business Awards. The Chamber received a record number of entries this year and stated that the standard was even higher than in previous years. Our [...]

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GCSE English and Maths Resit Numbers to Rise

By | 2017-08-10T12:10:42+00:00 2017|Categories: News, post-16|

Ofqual are expecting increased numbers of GCSE English and maths resits next year due to the reformed GCSE grading system and changes to school league tables. It is anticipated that more students will be awarded a grade 3 this year than a grade D in previous years – 23% of GCSE English entries are expected to [...]

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New Report Recommends GCSE Maths Resit Review

By | 2017-08-10T12:04:38+00:00 2017|Categories: News, post-16|

Professor Sir Adrian Smith, the author of a new government-commissioned report, has recommended that the post-16 GCSE Maths resit policy should be reviewed, with fresh consideration as to whether the qualifications and curricula are appropriate for students. The report, released on Thursday (20 July), also suggests that the DfE should remove disincentives from the 16-19 funding [...]

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