A Level and GCSE results will now be based on teacher assessment grades rather than moderated scores if they were downgraded, after a dramatic U-turn by the government this afternoon.
A new full-size artificial football pitch is due to open at Melbourn Village College next year for students and the community.
The principal of Bassingbourn Village College has praised students for “how well they have settled back” into school life, after doors reopened to all pupils after lockdown.
Hundreds of children have already been sent home from school to self-isolate due to coronavirus concerns – less than two weeks after the start of the autumn term.
Education officials in Hertfordshire are reflecting on the size of COVID ‘bubbles’ in large secondary schools, in the wake of recent outbreaks of the coronavirus.
School staff in Hertfordshire will not be asked to wear face masks in the staff room or during meetings – despite council bosses having asked for similar measures in care homes.