School curriculum

The national curriculum, early years, key stages 1 to 5, GCSEs and AS and A levels, tests, exams and assessments.

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  • The national curriculum

    The English national curriculum means children in different schools (at primary and secondary level) study the same subjects to similar standards - it's split into key stages with tests

  • Early years foundation stage

    The early years foundation stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5

  • Get a replacement exam certificate

    Request a replacement exam certificate or a certified statement of results if you've lost your original - check the list of old exam boards if your board no longer exists

  • What qualification levels mean

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

  • Find a regulated qualification

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

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Guidance and regulation

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News and communications

  1. STA assessment update: 9 October 2018
  2. Letter to heads: Summer exams 2019
  3. Signature undertaking: September 2018
  4. STA assessment update: 2 October 2018
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Research and statistics

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Policy papers and consultations

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Transparency and freedom of information releases

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