August 2020

ASCL comment in articles on late government guidance
29 August
The Guardian
Sky News
Daily Telegraph
HuffPost

ASCL comment in articles on reopening of schools
31 August
iNews
TES
28 August
BBC News
The Times

ASCL comment in articles on resignation of DfE permanent secretary Jonathan Slater
26 August 
iNews
TES

ASCL comment in articles on U-turn on face coverings
28 August
'Face masks are just a distraction from what matters' blog by Geoff Barton
TES
26 August
The Guardian
ITV News
25 August
Daily Telegraph
TES
BBC News

Articles on the resignation of Ofqual chief regulator Sally Collier
25 August
BBC News
Daily Mail

Articles on the spread of the virus and reopening of schools
24 August
The Times
23 August
The Observer
iNews
22 August
Belfast Telegraph

Articles on GCSE results day
'Many teachers feel bruised, deflated and frustrated' blog by Geoff Barton
20 August
TES
The Times
Evening Standard
BBC Northern Ireland
Daily Mirror
Wales Online
The Independent

Articles on BTec grades pulled day before results
19 August
BBC News
Evening Standard

Coverage of government U-turn on A level and GCSE results
18 August 
BBC News
Daily Express
TES
FE Week
17 August
Belfast Telegraph
ITV News
BBC News
Politics Home
Evening Standard
Daily Telegraph
North Wales Chronicle

A level results 2020 - comment and articles on action taken to challenge results
16 August
Daily Mail
iNews
Schools Week
BBC News
The Guardian
Daily Telegraph
15 August
Metro

A level results 2020
14 August
Daily Telegraph
TES
The Times
iNews
Huffington Post
13 August
'I have never seen such a car-crash set of results' - blog by Geoff Barton
TES
BBC News
Sky News
Financial Times
BBC Wales
Schools Week
The Guardian
The Independent
Daily Mail
The Student Room

Articles following government announcement of 'triple lock' for A level and GCSE results, and use of mock A level grades
12 August
Schools Week
BBC News
iNews
FE Week
TES
New York Times
Daily Mail 
Daily Telegraph
The Guardian 

Articles on transmission of Covid-19 in schools
11 August
Evening Standard
iNews
9 August
BBC News
The Guardian
Sky News

School reopening and response to Prime Minister article on 'moral duty' for children to go back to school
Articles

10 August 
iNews
Financial Times
9 August
LBC
BBC News

Interviews
10 August
BBC News Channel (10.06am)
9 August 
BBC weekend News (2.25)

Articles on school funding plans
7 August
BBC News
The Times
TES

Articles on exam grading
6 August
Daily Telegraph
TES

Articles on reopening schools
5 August
Daily Telegraph
Daily Mirror

Interviews  on reopening of schools
6 August
Talk Radio (approx 7.51am)
5 August
Sky News (approx 2.50pm)
3 August
Talk Radio (starts at 25.00) Geoff Barton
BBC Radio 5 Live (starts at 2.08.15) Director of Public Affairs Richard Bettsworth
2 August
LBC Radio (starts at 9.30) Geoff Barton

ASCL comment in articles on schools requesting additional funding to cover Covid-19 expenses
2 August
iNews

ASCL comment in articles on exam results, 2020
4 August
Interview with Goeff Barton
BBC Breakfast (starts at 2.17.10)
3 August
The Guardian
Financial Times
TES
2 August
Schools Week