Key stage 3 and 4 exam marking, qualifications and results

Regulated qualifications, awarding bodies, assessing, marking, participation and performance, appeals, National Reference Test.

Services

  1. Find a regulated qualification

    Check if a qualification is regulated and what level it is on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)

  2. Check if an awarding body is recognised

    How to check if the organisation giving you an award is registered and accredited by the exams regulator

Guidance and regulation

  1. Performance points: comparing KS4 or 16-to-18 qualifications
  2. Appeal an exam result

    How to appeal a qualification result (GCSE, AS, A level, Diploma or other qualification) or ask for it to be marked again if you think it's wrong

  3. Infographic: GCSE results 2017

News and communications

  1. Let's have a successful exam series

    • Ofqual
    • Correspondence
  2. GCSE computer science assessment arrangements

    • Ofqual
    • News story
  3. Perceptions of qualifications in England: wave 16

    • Ofqual
    • News story
  4. Moderation of teacher assessments

    • Ofqual
    • News story
See all news and communications

Policy and engagement

  1. Rules and regulations on teacher involvement in exam development
  2. Assessment arrangements for GCSE computer science
  3. Changes to regulations for enquiries and appeals
  1. Marking reviews, appeals, grade boundaries and Code of Practice

    • Ofqual
    • Consultation outcome
    • Date closed 11 March 2016
  2. Requirements on setting GCSE (9 to 1) grade boundaries

    • Ofqual
    • Consultation outcome
    • Date closed 06 January 2017
See all policy and engagement

Transparency

  1. Revised GCSE and equivalent results in England: 2016 to 2017

    • Department for Education
    • National statistics
  2. Reviews of marking: November 2017 exam series

    • Ofqual
    • Research
  3. OCR: notice of monetary penalty: April 2018

    • Ofqual
    • Decision
  4. OCR: notice of costs recovery: April 2018

    • Ofqual
    • Decision
  5. Perceptions of A levels, GCSEs and other qualifications: wave 16

    • Ofqual
    • Official statistics
See all transparency