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The exams are largely taken by candidates in the independent sector



Helen Pike, master of Magdalen College School, looks at what needs to be done to ensure students receive the fairest possible grades this summer



Gavin Williamson says there will be no algorithms this year as he confirms Year 6 Sats are also cancelled



Boris Johnson indicates that exams will be cancelled in England, as he announces another nationwide lockdown



Measures to make exams fairer seem reasonable, writes Nick Pietrek, but independent schools shouldn't be criticised for delivering a good education



Exams will be replaced with in-class assessments instead, says Welsh education minister



Geoff Barton from the ASCL says ministers should do something more radical than delaying GCSEs and A levels by a few weeks



Vice-chancellors say the move would give students affected by Covid-19 disruption more time to learn



Gavin Williamson is expected to announce whether he will push back start from May to July



'The demonic crunch of the algorithm' has helped many see why exams are so vital, writes Emma White.