In the ASCL member newsletter of 11 August, we provided a briefing document
to assist members during this challenging period. The information is also provided in the links and FAQs below.
Results Days 2020
Members wishing to contact ASCL about aspects of the exam results this year should first check the list of FAQs below or use the links to resources provided by Ofqual, JCQ and others (links are provided in ’Useful references’ below). We will endeavour to keep the FAQs and other resources up to date as members raise issues with us.
Template letter to accompany GCSE results, August 2020
Template letter to respond to parent complaints about CAGs, August 2020
Exams inbox and ASCL hotline
If you the answer you need is not available via these resources, please email your query to firstname.lastname@example.org
A team of ASCL specialists will be regularly monitoring this inbox.
For concerns about broader issues, please contact our hotline team
Ofqual’s main guidance around the summer 2020
Ofqual helpline: 0300 303 3344
ASCL Results Day guidance
National Careers Service
Comparing awarded grades with other calculations
ASCL member and Executive Headteacher David Blow has kindly put together new advice to explain how grades were calculated using the Ofqual standardisation model, and compares the process with the ASCL process, as detailed on the Help and Advice page Centre-assessed grading 2020: Technical guidance
This should be particularly helpful in interpreting the information sent through by exam boards. The new advice Comparing awarded grades with other calculations
can be downloaded separately
The guidance provided is for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal or professional advice. They represent ASCL’s views, but you rely on them at your own risk. For specific advice relevant to your particular circumstances, please contact your employer’s HR service or legal advisers.