Key stage 5 (AS and A Levels)

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


  1. What qualification levels mean

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

  2. Find a regulated qualification

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

  3. 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

  4. 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

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Ofqual postcards: GCSE, AS and A level reforms
  2. 16 to 19 study programmes: guide for providers
  3. Exam system contingency plan: England, Wales and Northern Ireland
  4. AS and A level maths
  5. GCE AS and A level physical education
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Research and statistics

  1. A level and other 16 to 18 results: 2017 to 2018 (provisional)
  2. Destinations of KS4 and KS5 pupils: 2017
  3. Practical skills of A level science students: Study 4
  4. Special consideration in GCSE and A Level: summer 2017 exam series
  5. Monitoring GCSE, AS and A level exams: summer 2018
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Consultation on GCSE and GCE music and dance
  2. Review of GCSE, AS and A level physical education activity list
  3. Implementation of Technical Qualifications
  4. Ofqual’s approach to regulating Technical Qualifications
  5. Rules and regulations on teacher involvement in exam development
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. A level grade combinations
  2. A level passes in foreign languages, including the Irish language
  3. A level and GCSE results, British-Somali students: 2008 to 2009
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