Homeschooled pupil ‘in limbo’

A homeschooled pupil has been left in “limbo” by the decision to drop GCSE exams this year, her mother has said.

Mainstream pupils will be judged on predicted grades, but for Rebecca Gouge they do not exist.

The 15-year-old said it left her “anxious” for her future, when homeschooling was intended to be a route to protect her mental health.

The Department for Education said without sufficient evidence it was not possible to receive a grade… More here.

This is ‘exactly’ what we are going through at the moment and we are currently in discussion with our MP, the local education authorities and various other parties. The situation is terrible for those affected.

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