Test and exam results will not be included in performance tables for this year, the Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed.

Instead, they will be replaced by “attendance information and student destinations” as well as details of and the subjects taken at key stage 4 and 5.

It comes as the DfE has revealed more details about the measures it will put in place to support examinations next summer. These include:

These measures come on top of the planned three-week delay to next summer’s exams that the DfE confirmed in October.

The DfE says that students taking vocational and technical qualifications will also see adaptations to “ensure parity between general and vocational qualifications”. Some vocational qualifications will require more varied adaptations due to the different qualification types, it adds.

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