Key stage 5 (AS and A Levels)

Sixth form colleges, marking and grading exams, results data.


  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. What qualification levels mean

    Find the difficulty level of a qualification and compare qualifications across different countries.

  2. 16 to 19 study programmes: guide for providers
  3. AS and A level maths
  1. 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

    • Guide
  2. Exam system contingency plan: England, Wales and Northern Ireland

    • Guidance
    • Ofqual
See all guidance and regulation

News and communications

Policy and engagement

  1. Rules and regulations on teacher involvement in exam development
  2. Ofqual’s approach to regulating Technical Qualifications
  3. Regulating Advanced Extension Awards
  1. Changes to regulations for enquiries and appeals

    • Ofqual
    • Consultation outcome
    • Date closed 24 June 2016
  2. Smith review of post-16 mathematics: report and letter

    • Department for Education
    • Independent report
See all policy and engagement