Students across Wokingham Borough will this week be collecting their GCSE and A Level results with
A Levels on 10 August and GCSEs on 12 August. Due to covid, for a second year running, results will be based on teacher assessments rather than by examination results.
This has been another unprecedented year for students, with remote learning during national lockdowns and Covid-19 changing the way they work with teachers and classmates.
Cllr Graham Howe, executive member for children’s services, said: “We could not have predicted that we would still be in this situation a year on, and I am incredibly proud of the maturity and resilience the students across the Borough have shown.
“We would like to wish all students across the borough good luck, and you should be very proud of what you have achieved over the past year. We would also like to extend our thanks to the teachers and school staff for their perseverance and support and to parents for their flexibility with home-schooling.”
The council’s Elevate service provides information, advice and guidance to 16 to 18 year olds (up to 24 with SEND). This support covers job hunting, education, apprenticeships, career planning, training opportunities, work experience and volunteering. They are offering on the day support for students, which can be accessed by phone at 07710 117650 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
They will also be running Next Steps Clinics from 5 to 7pm for young people and their parents/carers on 18 and 25 August and 1 September, which can be booked by emailing email@example.com.
Some students may not get the results that they expected. If they wish to appeal, the first step is to speak to the school. Pre-registration for clearing and more information is available on the UCAS hub. You can find out about local and virtual emotional and wellbeing support on our website.
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