Student Impact

Equality issues during Covid-19, England: University and College Union, 2020

The Cost of Learning in Lockdown, London: Child Poverty Action Group, 2020

Anna McKie, ‘UK students ‘would feel safer’ if blended learning continues’, Times Higher Education, 14 July 2020

Carl Cullinane and Rebecca Montacute, ‘COVID-19 and Social Mobility Impact Brief #1: School Shutdown’, Sutton Trust, April 2020

Dan Martin, ‘Leicester primary shut after teacher tested positive for coronavirus’, Leicestershire Live, 9 June 2020

Sally Weale, ‘Students ‘should get a year’s refund due to Covid-19 crisis’’, The Guardian, 24 April 2020

Steven Fielding, ‘UK universities’ promise of face-to-face teaching is risking academics’ health’, The Guardian, 22 August 2020

Tahmina Choudhery, ‘We can’t separate the issues of race and reopening universities’, Wonkhe, 3 June 2020

Student Impact: Exam Results – A-Levels and GCSEs

Anon, ‘Predicted grades could unfairly ‘predict futures’ of students, report warns’, ITV News, 17 June 2020

Ayis Stephen-Diver, ‘For my A-Levels, I assumed the worst because I know how flawed the system is’, gal-dem, 14 August 2o2o

Becky Johnson, ‘Bias concern for BAME students as exams cancelled’, Sky News, 27 April 2020

Catherine Lough, ‘Relax GCSE grade boundaries this year, says teachers’, Tes, 10 June 2020

Catherine Lough, ‘U-turn will mean A-level and GCSE teacher grades stand’, Tes, 17 August 2020

Cemlyn Davies, ‘Gypsy, Roma and Travellers ‘disproportionately’ affected’, BBC News, 12 August 2020

Dave Thomson, ‘A-Level results 2020: How have grades been calculated?’, FFT Education Datalab, 13 August 2020

Eleanor Busby, Ian Jones and Asha Patel, ‘GCSE grades surge after U-turn gives pupils results based on teachers’ estimate’, Leicestershire Live, 20 August 2020

Fatima Manji, ‘Concerns over disadvantaged children facing unfair treatment in GCSE and A-Level results’, Channel 4 News, 9 July 2020

Hannah Richardson, ‘BTec grades pulled on eve of results day’, BBC News, 19 August 2020

Ian Westbrook, ‘GCSEs: What’s different with this year’s exams?’, BBC News, 20 August 2020

Jen Mills, ‘More education turmoil as grades for BTEC students delayed’, Metro, 19 August 2020

John Ray, ‘Predicted grades could unfairly ‘predict futures’ of students, report warns’, ITV News, 17 June 2020

Karis Campion, ‘Universities must not forget about BAME students during this crisis’, Wonkhe, 14 May 2020

Michael Goodier, ‘Top A-level grades soar at private schools as sixth form colleges lose out’, New Statesman, 13 August 2020

Qais Hussain, ‘As a GCSE student, I’m worried cancelling exams leaves the field wide open to discriminate’, iNews, 16 June 2020

Runnymede, ‘Follow-up letter: Predicted grades & BME students’, Runnymede, 29 April 2020

Richard Adams, ‘GCSEs: 2 million results set to be downgraded, researchers warn’, The Guardian, 14 August 2020

Richard Adams, ‘Nearly 40% of A-level result predictions to be downgraded in England’, The Guardian, 7 August 2020

Richard Adams and Niamh McIntyre, ‘England A-level downgrades hit pupils from disadvantaged areas hardest’, The Guardian, 13 August 2020

Richard Adams, Sally Weale and Caelainn Barr, ‘A-level results: almost 40% of teacher assessments in England downgraded’, The Guardian, 13 August 2020

Sean Coughlan, ‘Uni admissions could scrap use of predicted grades’, BBC News, 27 February 2020

Sean Coughlan, Katherine Sellgren ad Judith Burns, ‘A-levels: Anger over ‘unfair’ results this year’, BBC News, 13 August 2020

Universities and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS), ‘Predicted grades – what you need to know’, UCAS, 2020

Will Hazel, ‘GCSEs: Predicted grades could be affected by ‘unreliable’ assessment in ‘weak’ schools, says ex-Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw’, iNews, 10 June 2020

Will Hazel, ‘GCSE and A-level exams 2020: Millions of proposed grades set to be cut down after ‘generous’ predictions by teachers’, iNews, 18 June 2020

Student Impact: Schools

Anon, ‘Coronavirus: What will schools do if children get coronavirus?’, BBC News, 2 September 2020

Anon, ‘Coronavirus: Schools could go part-time and year-group bubbles be sent home’, BBC News, 29 August 2020

Anon, ‘The Guardian view on educational inequality: no quick fixes’, The Guardian, 6 September 2020

Aubrey Allegretti, ‘Coronavirus: How safe is it to return to school? Here are the lessons learnt from other countries’, Sky News, 10 August 2020

Ben Quinn, ‘Back to school in Covid times: what can pupils in England expect?’, The Guardian, 29 August 2020

Dan Martin, ‘City of Leicester College pupil with no symptoms tests positive for coronavirus’, Leicestershire Live, 9 September 2020

Dan Martin, ‘English Martyrs secondary school latest in Leicester to confirm student is ill with coronavirus’, Leicestershire Live, 11 September 2020

Dan Martin, ‘Staff at New College in Leicester test positive for coronavirus’, Leicestershire Live, 10 September 2020

Luke McGee, ‘Boris Johnson may be taught a cruel lesson by coronavirus in bid to reopen schools’, CNN, 16 August 2020

Paul Whiteman, ‘Why are English schools being left to pay for Covid measures out of threadbare budgets?’, The Guardian, 10 September 2020

Richard Horton, ‘Covid-19 has exposed the reality of Britain: poverty, insecurity and inequality’, The Guardian, 8 September 2020

Sally Weale and Richard Adams, ‘Schools in England should not reopen before September, union warns’, The Guardian, 7 May 2020 Sarah Dry, ‘Getting kids back to school was easy compared with what will come next’, The Guardian, 7 September 202o

Sean Coughlan, ‘Quadrupling in schools sending pupils home in Covid cases’, BBC News, 22 September 2020