Tes reports …
A petition to scrap GCSEs and A levels in 2021 is likely to be debated in Parliament after gathering more than 120,000 signatures. The petition calls for exams to be cancelled next year “due to the disruption of Covid-19”, and has easily passed the 100,000 threshold that means it must be considered for parliamentary debate. “Students in the UK have already missed hundreds of hours of learning since 23 March,” it says.
Read more at: GCSEs 2021: Call to scrap exams up for debate by MPs
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