Collection

GCE AS and A level subject content

Documents for schools about GCE AS and A level subject content for teaching from 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

AS and A level subject content publications setting out the knowledge, understanding and skills common to all AS and A level specifications.

Content and assessment objectives are available on Ofqual’s website.

Subject content introduced in September 2015

  1. GCE AS and A level art and design

    • Guidance
  2. GCE AS and A level business

    • Guidance
  3. GCE AS and A level computer science

    • Guidance
  4. GCE AS and A level economics

    • Guidance
  5. GCE AS and A level English literature

    • Guidance
  6. GCE AS and A level English language

    • Guidance
  7. GCE AS and A level English language and literature

    • Guidance
  8. GCE AS and A level history

    • Guidance
  9. GCE AS and A level science

    • Guidance
  10. GCE AS and A level sociology

    • Guidance

Subject content introduced in September 2016

  1. GCE AS and A level ancient languages

    • Guidance
  2. GCE AS and A level dance

    • Guidance
  3. GCE AS and A level drama and theatre

    • Guidance
  4. GCE AS and A level geography

    • Guidance
  5. GCE AS and A level modern foreign languages

    • Guidance
  6. GCE AS and A level music

    • Guidance
  7. GCE AS and A level physical education

    • Guidance
  8. GCE AS and A level religious studies

    • Guidance

Subject content for teaching from September 2017

  1. GCE AS and A level accounting

    • Guidance
  2. GCE AS and A level ancient history

    • Guidance
  3. GCE AS and A level archaeology

    • Guidance
  4. GCE AS and A level classical civilisation

    • Guidance
  5. GCE AS and A level design and technology

    • Guidance
  6. GCE AS and A level electronics

    • Guidance
  7. GCE AS and A level environmental science

    • Guidance
  8. GCE AS and A level film studies

    • Guidance
  9. AS and A level further maths

    • Guidance
  10. GCE AS and A level geology

    • Guidance
  11. GCE AS and A level history of art

    • Guidance
  12. GCE AS and A level law

    • Guidance
  13. AS and A level maths

    • Guidance
  14. GCE AS and A level media studies

    • Guidance
  15. GCE AS and A level music technology

    • Guidance
  16. GCE AS and A level philosophy

    • Guidance
  17. GCE AS and A level politics

    • Guidance
  18. GCE AS and A level statistics

    • Guidance

Subject content for teaching from September 2018

  1. GCE AS and A level languages with smaller cohorts

    • Guidance