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Day: 17 August 2020

Students call for Judicial Review over Government’s handling of A-Level results

Students are petitioning the government to abandon the automated algorithm that has resulted in 40% of students receiving A-Level grades that are one or two grades lower than their Centre Assesment Grades (CAGS). CAGs are based on teacher-assessed evidence such as classwork and previous exam results. The students argue that the algorithm is discriminatory towards […]

Court rejects challenge to SEN duty modification

The Administrative Court has rejected an application for judicial review of the modifications to SEND duties made in response to the Covid 19 pandemic. Sarah Hannett and Nathan Roberts acted for the Secretary of State for Education (with Mark Davies of 6 Pump Court). The judgment is here.