GCSE subject content and requirements

Regulations for GCSE subjects and how to comply with them.

Guidance and regulation

  1. National curriculum in England: mathematics programmes of study
  2. National curriculum in England: framework for key stages 1 to 4
  3. National curriculum in England: English programmes of study
  1. National curriculum in England: history programmes of study

    • Statutory guidance
    • Department for Education
  2. National curriculum in England: science programmes of study

    • Statutory guidance
    • Department for Education
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News and communications

  1. Amanda Spielman's speech at the Birmingham Education Partnership conference

    • Ofsted
    • Speech
  2. Publication of reformed GCSE and A level content for 2017

    • Department for Education
    • Written statement
  3. Publication of reformed History of Art subject content

    • Department for Education
    • Written statement
  4. Publication of reformed GCSE and A level content

    • Department for Education
    • Written statement
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Policy and engagement

  1. Reforming GCSEs, AS and A levels in biblical Hebrew
  2. GCSE reform: regulations for physical education (short-course)
  3. GCSE reform: regulations for sociology
  1. GCSE reform: regulations for statistics

    • Ofqual
    • Consultation outcome
    • Date closed 06 March 2016
  2. GCSE reform: regulations for psychology

    • Ofqual
    • Consultation outcome
    • Date closed 16 February 2016
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