Key stage 5 exam marking, qualifications and results

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


  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

  3. 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. Exam system contingency plan: England, Wales and Northern Ireland
  2. Data exchange for AS, A level and GCSE
  3. Infographic: A level results, 2018
  4. AS and A level changes: a summary
  5. GCE qualification-level conditions and requirements
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News and communications

  1. Reviewing inter-subject comparability
  2. Consultation on changes to performance rules in GCSE, AS and A level music and dance
  3. Guide to AS and A level results for England, 2018
  4. Next generation of young people gaining the skills Britain needs
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Research and statistics

  1. Entries for GCSE: November 2018 exam series
  2. Special consideration in GCSE, AS and A level: summer 2018 exam series
  3. Special consideration in GCSE and A Level: summer 2017 exam series
  4. Marking Roundtable 2018
  5. Access arrangements for GCSE, AS and A Level: 2017 to 2018 academic year
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Rules and regulations on teacher involvement in exam development
  2. Changes to regulations for enquiries and appeals
  3. Updating our rules and guidance for project qualifications
  4. Marking reviews, appeals, grade boundaries and Code of Practice
  5. Ofqual's consultation on specifications on reasonable adjustments
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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
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