July 2018

April 2018

February 2018

Impeccable Timing

2018-02-10T00:36:35+00:00February 10th, 2018|Edexcel|

Last year my Pearson days seemed to go through a stretch of calamities ... it's been quiet on that front until yesterday when .... just before leaving the house I went to put on my ONLY PAIR OF SMART SHOES (I'm not a smart shoe person ... I do have [...]

January 2018

I’ve a confession

2018-01-14T12:57:31+00:00January 12th, 2018|AQA, Blog, DFE, Edexcel, OCR, Ofqual|

I have a confession …. I know haters are gonna hate … but I’m going to tell you anyway! I’m not actually in the UK I’m sat in a hotel bar in the French Alps as I’ve managed to wangle the first week of term off as a holiday! It [...]

December 2017

Something else

2017-12-15T15:24:27+00:00December 15th, 2017|AQA, Edexcel, NEW GCSE 9-1|

You can tell I'm lost for inspiration for a blog post title when the best I can come up with is "something else" ... but then again I never rarely plan what I am going to write when blogging. I genuinely do just sit here and type whatever comes to [...]

September 2017

Save me from myself …

2017-09-29T20:14:28+00:00September 29th, 2017|AQA, Edexcel, NEW GCSE 9-1, OCR|

So we have something that we are working on (you may have noticed the QLA tab at the top of the page) but we can't decide on a name ... so this is your opportunity to help us! If we choose your name we'll give your school a free subscription [...]

August 2017

July 2017

Access to Scripts

2017-09-03T12:41:53+00:00July 29th, 2017|Blog, Edexcel|

Just a quickie ... I'm working through my emails/to do list and so I'm going to apologise in advance because you may find some posts published over the next few days/weeks that seem quite random as I tick things of that bloomin' list!  Anyway ... if you use Pearson/Edexcel and your [...]

June 2017

Crossover 1 – Edexcel

2017-07-03T23:13:31+00:00June 26th, 2017|Blog, Edexcel, NEW GCSE 9-1, Ofqual|

Back in January I wrote (in this post-> here ) about how comparability across tiers was going to be ensured by the exam boards and Ofqual. I included some analysis about the percentage of marks available on the “crossover” topics for Edexcel, AQA and OCR; I also went off on [...]

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