AS and A level changes and reforms

Consultations, research and guidance about changes to subjects, regulations, assessment, grading and appeals.

  1. Accreditation of GCSEs, AS & A levels for teaching from 2016

    A table showing the status of subjects being accredited for teaching from September 2016.

  2. Consultations on the reform of GCSEs, AS and A levels

    Consultations that Ofqual has run on the reform of qualifications to be taught from September 2015.

  3. GCSE and A level differences in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

    Document and infographic explaining the similarities and differences in qualifications regulated in each jurisdiction.

  4. GCSE, AS and A level reforms

    A collection of documents showing how Ofqual is currently reforming qualifications.

  5. New AS and A levels: requirements and guidance

    Rules, regulations and guidance for the reformed AS and A levels

  6. New GCSEs, AS and A levels accredited to be taught from 2015

    A list of GCSEs, AS levels and A levels that Ofqual have accredited to be taught from September 2015.

  7. Update on the reform of AS and A Levels

    April 2014 summary of the changes Ofqual is making to AS and A levels and why.