What next for A level students? Watch this webinar from 3PB education barristers
17th August 2020
Specialist 3PB education barristers Matthew Wyard and Alice de Coverley hosted a webinar this morning for those affected by last week’s A-level results.
Watch the recording for some useful guidance now that the government has announced its decision to let teacher-assessed grades stand instead of those generated by the central algorithm.
13th August 2020
Specialist education law barristers Alice de Coverley and Matthew Wyard have issued urgent advice for students and schools regarding today’s A-level results. Since the Coronavirus pandemic started, the education sector has had to adapt to new ways of working. This has posed significant challenges for schools and students across the UK. Today (13th August 2020), A-level students will receive their long awaited results for exams they didn’t get to sit. The guidance is ever-changing and...Continue reading
3PB education barristers Lachlan Wilson and Matthew Wyard join forces with insurance brokers Hayes Parsons and law firm DAC Beachcroft to advise schools and colleges on how they can best support students and pupils. We'll explore the implications of today's government decision to revert to centre-assessed grades decided by teachers rather than relying on the algorithm as previously advised for schools and colleges. Book a place here.Continue reading
21st September 2020
Welcome to the second edition of the 3PB Education Team’s newsletter, edited by Matthew Wyard and featuring contributions from Caroline Stone, Katherine Anderson, Emma Waldron, Sarah Bowen, Naomi Webber, Alice de Coverley and news about Emma Waldron, Matthew Wyard and Hannah Bush. The past few months have been packed full with news and changes for the sector, with some of the most interesting changes for years, both from a political and legal perspective. Editing this quarter’s...Continue reading
27th August 2020
3PB’s specialist education barrister, Emma Waldron, has been interviewed for the UK's No. 1 legal consumer podcast "Get Legally Speaking" about the current legal landscape and what the future may hold for unhappy students. On 18th March 2020, exams were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic; then on 17th August this year, a U-turn decision was announced by the Secretary of State for Education that allowed A-Level students to receive grades based on their teachers'...Continue reading