GCSE results day is upon us once again, as students up and down the country await their grades anxiously. Here’s all the important info on one of the biggest days of the academic year. When is GCSE Results Day this year? Students will be picking up their results on Thursday, August 23 2018. They will be able to collect their results in person from their schools or colleges, or they can request to have them sent via post. Schools are also allowed to release results to their students online but not all schools will offer this option. The results come out exactly one week after A-Level students were handed their grades. What time are the results? The results are available from the morning of August 23, 2018. Each school will have their own schedule so students are reminded to check for exact timings. Students are reminded to bring with them their college or sixth form paperwork. What do the new grades mean? As well as their grades, students will be getting to grips with the new … [Read more...] about GCSE Results Day 2018 is TODAY! Are results available online and what time are results out?
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By Niall Murray, Education Correspondent The fall in this year’s student applications has allowed colleges to offer fewer places without raising the points needed for most courses.The 50,746 people getting Round 1 offer from the Central Applications Office (CAO) today is 1,628, or 3%, less than a year ago. But this is less than the 4% reduction in overall numbers seeking places at 39 third-level colleges through the CAO this year, and matches the proportionate fall in Leaving Certificate applicants.The main outcome of all these factors is that, despite moderate increases in the average CAO points achieved by this year’s school leavers, the minimum points needed for just under half of honours (level 8) degrees are lower than this time last year.Applicants can check for an offer from 6am today on the CAO website, where the vast majority of offers each year are made.With 28,500 acceptances made online on the day of Round 1 offers last year, the CAO expects its site to be … [Read more...] about Fall in CAO applications means points for most courses do not rise
"If I was at home full-time I would waste a lot of time driving to and from Westport. This way there is no travel involved, and you just need to be committed to attend the class from wherever you are in the world," he says. At one stage, he even completed an exam while on a work trip to the Far East. When he is not working in London, John thoroughly enjoys his time on the farm. Last week he took a few days off to help out with the silage harvesting. "We were just lucky to get it done in the fine weather and start spreading slurry too before the heavy rain came," he says. Claremorris-based Dominic Lowry completed the online Green Cert course at the Westport College of Further Education last year with a view to possibly forming a partnership with his father, Dominic Snr, in time to come. "I am self-employed with my own business and would not have been able to do this course otherwise," says the 31-year-old, who graduated last year. "The college is over 40 minutes from me and I … [Read more...] about Online learning means distance is no longer an obstacle for young farmers looking to complete Green Cert
0 Have your say The most comprehensive guide to what’s on where and when across the Portsmouth area in the week ahead. TODAYCLUBBINGPORTSMOUTH: Curve, Pryzm, Stanhope Rd. 10pm-3am. Shaky Shaky Latin Mix. With DJ Junior/DJ Daniel - non-top Latin hits. £7 in advance, £10 on the door. Available online at Fatsoma. DANCINGEASTNEY: Eastney Community Centre, Bransbury Park, Bransbury Rd. 11.30am-12.30pm. FiftyFifty Creative Dance. Creative dance for people aged 50+. 07708 720711 /AbstractDPA.com. EVENTSCOSHAM: Memory Lane, Outside G4 Ward, Queen Alexandra Hospital. 2-4pm. QA Knitting Group. Open to staff, patients and visitors.07846 472423.LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Leon’s Bistro, Marine Parade West. 7.30-12pm. Portsmouth and Chichester SANDS Summer Fundraiser. DJ & Karaoke, raffle, hot buffet and live music from Singsational Voices. £15 (over 10s only). [email protected] SOUTHSEA: Southsea Castle, Clarence Esplanade. 6-12am. Champagne Bar - … [Read more...] about WHAT’S ON: Your weekly guide to going out: Friday, June 22 to Thursday, June 28, 2018
Oxford 15 June 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-44496587 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel A chance to catch up on five stories from Oxfordshire which have been attracting attention this week.1. Homes evacuated after blaze breaks out at Breaker's YardA large fire involving scrap cars and fuel at a … [Read more...] about Five things from Oxfordshire this week