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“Boosting exam grades ‘would harm Generation Covid for life'” is the warning by Education Secretary Gavin Williamson, who has ruled out following Scotland’s lead in allowing students to be awarded grades predicted by their teachers. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, he warns that using teachers’ predicted grades risks devaluing students’ exam results and harming their future career prospects. A-level students in England will on Thursday be given calculated grades after exams were cancelled due to the pandemic; but in a last-minute change, will be allowed to appeal against their marks on the basis of mock exam results. The front page also features a devastating aerial picture from the scene of the train derailment near Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire, in which three people died.