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2021 Wales GCSEs and A-levels have been cancelled

 - COVID-19 - Nov 10 SHARE ON:

Because of the continuing effects of the pandemic, Education Minister Kirsty Williams said it was difficult to guarantee a level’s to go on as usual 

To ensure continuity, head teachers will work on a “national strategy,” she said. 

Assessments will be carried out under the supervision of a professor and will begin in the second half of the spring term. They will be externally set and marked but delivered within the classroom.

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McDonald’s will launch its line of plant-based alternatives – the McPlant-in 2021

 - Food - Nov 10 SHARE ON:

According to McDonald’s, the “McPlant” line will sell burgers, chicken substitutes and sandwich breakfasts. 

The Los Angeles-based business has said that the McDonalds has partnered up with Beyond Meat to produce a vegan patty. 

“Plant-based products are an ongoing consumer trend. It’s not a matter of if McDonald’s will get into plant-based, it’s a matter of when,”

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Wales to remove GCSEs and A-Levels for 2021

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The Welsh Government has announced that it will remove GCSE, AS and A-level exams in the upcoming year to make way for ‘teacher-managed assessments instead’.

The Welsh Minister for Education stated that these measures were being taken to develop a fair and equal system across the country due to students going in and out of school in the past months.

The minister ensured that Universities across the country would accept different types of qualifications.

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F1 announce 23-race calendar for 2021

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Formula One have officially unveiled their calendar for 2021, featuring their biggest ever schedule with a total of 23 races.

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The season will start on the 21st of March in Australia but will not include the Vietnamese Grand Prix, which was dropped from the schedule. 

Spectators are also expected to return next year following a 1-year absence from races due to COVID-19.

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