Boris Johnson finally spotted holidaying in tent following A-levels chaos
Boris Johnson has been found at last after he seemed to have gone AWOL during the exams fiasco – holidaying on the Scottish coast, in a tent.
Last week many of the nation's youngsters were in tears as many received A-Level results well below their teacher's estimated grades, but while ministers had to firefight the crisis The Prime Minister was enjoying a getaway in Scotland.
He chose not to interrupt his getaway with fiancée Carrie Symonds, 32-year-old mother of his new son, despite huge disquiet from teaching unions and student protests.
Boris and Carrie have been enjoying a remote three-bedroom cottage on the Scottish coast and following from Mr Johnson's promise to do a little camping this year, a teepee-style canvas tent was seen pitched outside the stone cottage on the Scottish coast.
Johnson was also seen chatting to his security team, dressed in a blue checked shirt and tan trousers, topped off with a black, woolly bobble hat.
The couple are reportedly hunkering down at a three-bedroom cottage and tent set-up on the Scottish coast, with baby Wilfred and dog Dilyn.
One tourist who saw the couple told the Daily Mail: "It looked like any other normal family day out."
While Boris was lounging, there was a massive U-turn this week following the A-level results fiasco last week which left many students from disadvantaged backgrounds facing lower grades than what was predicted, after an algorithm was used to calculate results.
It caused huge protests carried out by young people and teachers up and down the country last weekend.
Government in A-level and GCSE results U-turn as teachers' predicted grades to be used
On Monday the Government announced teachers' predicted grades for their students will be used instead as A-level and GCSE results in England this year, the exam regulator Ofqual announced.
The predicted grades will be used unless the grades produced by the controversial algorithm are higher for individual students, Ofqual revealed.
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said he was "sorry for the distress this has caused" after the U-turn.
But the fiasco is rumbling on with Btec students saying they have been left feeling like "second class students" after being left waiting for their final grades.
Hundreds of thousands of students have been left in limbo after the exam board told schools and colleges not to release BTEC results to pupils on Thursday.
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