Replacement A-level grades ‘no lower than mock exams

A-level and GCSE students in England are being promised their final results will be no lower than their mock exams.

The Department for Education announced a “triple lock” – which could boost the replacement grades for exams cancelled in the pandemic.

It means pupils getting A-level results this week can accept that grade, based on teacher estimations, or change it for a mark gained in a mock exam.

Or they can instead choose to take the exam in the autumn.

The same system will apply for GCSE results a week later.

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