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:
- the appeals process in Scotland
- the appeals process in Wales
- the appeals process in Northern Ireland
GCSEs, AS levels or A levels
You can ask your school or college to request a review from the exam board.
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.