Annual Admissions Conference 2019

Date and location
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Predicted grades – why we can’t do them, and why it’s your fault!

Tuesday 9 April 2019 11:55 - 12:50
Monday 8 April 2019 16:40 -17:30
Presentation - information giving, with time for questions
Open to all


A summary of the issues from a school and college perspective including:

  • curriculum reform and comparable outcomes
  • loss of AS and UMS
  • use of statistical predictions
  • internal exams
  • predictability by subjects and by grade
  • the effect of the insurance place
  • inflated offer-making
  • unconditional offers (both their impact and pressure to secure them)
  • contextual offers, WP, and disadvantage