Appeal against a GCSE, AS or A level grade or the result of a qualification

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Overview

You can challenge a grade or the result of a qualification if you think there’s been a mistake.

This appeals process only applies to England. Find out more about:

GCSEs, AS levels or A levels

You can ask your school or college to review a grade.

If you still think your grade is wrong, you can ask your school or college to appeal to the exam board for you.

If you think the exam board has not dealt with your appeal correctly, you can ask Ofqual to review it.

Other qualifications

You can ask your school, college or training provider to review the results of any other qualification, for example a BTEC or an NVQ.

If you’re not satisfied with the outcome, you can appeal directly to the awarding organisation. They’ll send you a final report after they’ve reviewed the result.

If you think the awarding organisation did not deal with your appeal correctly, you can complain to Ofqual.