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Collection

GCSE, AS and A level reforms

A collection of documents showing how Ofqual is currently reforming qualifications.

Resources

  1. Accreditation of GCSEs, AS and A levels for teaching from 2017

    • Guidance
  2. Qualifications reform: resources for teachers

    • Guidance
  3. Ofqual postcards: GCSE, AS and A level reforms

    • Promotional material
  4. Regulating GCSEs, AS and A levels: guide for schools and colleges

    • Guidance
  5. GCSE changes: a summary

    • Guidance
  6. AS and A level changes: a summary

    • Guidance
  7. Get the facts: GCSE and A level reform

    • Guidance
  8. Timeline of changes to GCSEs, AS and A levels

    • Guidance

Documents

  1. Timings for the withdrawal of legacy GCSEs, AS and A levels

    • Guidance
  2. GCSE, AS and A level subjects that are not being reformed

    • Guidance
  3. Assessment objectives for new GCSEs, AS and A levels

    • Guidance
  4. GCSE, A level and AS qualification updates from Ofqual

    • Press release
  5. Review of controlled assessment in GCSEs

    • Research and analysis
  6. Letter from Michael Gove to Glenys Stacey at Ofqual

    • Correspondence
  7. Response to reform of GCSEs: letter to Michael Gove

    • Correspondence

Consultations

  1. AS and A level reform: regulations for MFL (first teaching 2018)

    • Consultation outcome
  2. Changes to subject content for GCSE drama, and AS and A level drama and theatre

    • Consultation outcome
  3. Reforming GCSEs, AS and A levels in biblical Hebrew

    • Consultation outcome
  4. Developing new MFL AS and A levels for first teaching in 2018

    • Consultation outcome
  5. Requirements on setting GCSE (9 to 1) grade boundaries

    • Consultation outcome
  6. Setting the grade standards of new GCSEs in England: 2017 & 2018

    • Consultation outcome
  7. Requirements on setting GCSE, AS and A level grade boundaries

    • Consultation outcome
  8. Resits for legacy GCSE, AS and A levels

    • Consultation outcome
  9. AS and A level reform: regulations for geology

    • Consultation outcome
  10. GCSE reform: regulations for physical education (short-course)

    • Consultation outcome
  11. AS and A level reform: regulations for politics

    • Consultation outcome
  12. AS and A level reform: regulations for statistics

    • Consultation outcome
  13. GCSE, AS and A level reform: regulations for film studies and media studies

    • Consultation outcome
  14. AS and A level reform: regulations for law

    • Consultation outcome
  15. GCSE reform: regulations for sociology

    • Consultation outcome
  16. GCSE, AS and A level reform: regulations for ancient history and classical civilisation

    • Consultation outcome
  17. GCSE reform: regulations for statistics

    • Consultation outcome
  18. AS and A level reform: regulations for accounting

    • Consultation outcome
  19. AS and A level reform: regulations for archaeology

    • Consultation outcome
  20. GCSE, AS and A level reform: regulations for electronics

    • Consultation outcome
  21. GCSE, AS and A level reform: regulations for modern foreign languages

    • Consultation outcome
  22. Regulating use of calculators in new GCSEs, AS and A levels

    • Consultation outcome
  23. AS and A level reform: regulations for maths and further maths

    • Consultation outcome
  24. GCSE reform: regulations for psychology

    • Consultation outcome
  25. GCSE reform: regulations for geology

    • Consultation outcome
  26. GCSE reform: regulations for business and economics

    • Consultation outcome
  27. GCSE reform: regulations for astronomy

    • Consultation outcome
  28. AS and A level reform: regulations for philosophy

    • Consultation outcome
  29. AS and A level reform: regulations for music technology

    • Consultation outcome
  30. AS and A level reform: regulations for history of art

    • Consultation outcome
  31. Developing geology, politics and PE short course for 2017 teaching

    • Consultation outcome
  32. Developing new GCSEs, AS and A Levels for first teaching in 2017

    • Consultation outcome
  33. Development of new GCSEs and A levels for teaching from 2017

    • Consultation outcome
  34. AS and A level reform: regulations for environmental science

    • Consultation outcome
  35. GCSE, AS and A level reform: regulations for engineering and design and technology

    • Consultation outcome
  36. Completing GCSE, AS and A level Reform

    • Consultation outcome
  37. Developing GCSEs in design and technology for first teaching in 2017

    • Consultation outcome
  38. GCSE, AS and A level reform: regulations for drama/drama and theatre

    • Consultation outcome
  39. GCSE reform: regulations for food preparation and nutrition

    • Consultation outcome
  40. GCSE reform: regulations for computer science

    • Consultation outcome
  41. GCSE, AS and A level reform: regulations for religious studies

    • Consultation outcome
  42. A level reform: regulations for biology, chemistry and physics

    • Consultation outcome
  43. GCSE reform: regulations for English language

    • Consultation outcome
  44. GCSE reform: regulations for science

    • Consultation outcome
  45. GCSE, AS and A level reform: regulations for physical education

    • Consultation outcome
  46. GCSE reform: regulations for citizenship studies

    • Consultation outcome
  47. AS and A level reform: regulations for modern foreign languages

    • Consultation outcome
  48. GCSE reform: regulations for mathematics

    • Consultation outcome
  49. AS and A level reform: regulations for geography

    • Consultation outcome
  50. AS and A level reform: regulations for ancient languages

    • Consultation outcome
  51. GCSE reform: regulations for ancient languages

    • Consultation outcome
  52. GCSE, AS and A level reform: regulations for dance

    • Consultation outcome
  53. GCSE, AS and A level reform: regulations for music

    • Consultation outcome
  54. GCSE English language: assessment of spoken language skills

    • Consultation outcome
  55. GCSE reform: regulations for art and design

    • Consultation outcome
  56. Assessing practical work in GCSE science

    • Consultation outcome
  57. Religious studies GCSEs, AS and A levels: new qualifications for 2016

    • Consultation outcome
  58. GCSEs, AS and A levels: new subjects to be taught in 2016

    • Consultation outcome
  59. GCSE reform: regulations for modern foreign languages

    • Consultation outcome
  60. GCSE reform: regulations for history

    • Consultation outcome
  61. GCSE reform: regulations for geography

    • Consultation outcome
  62. GCSEs, AS and A levels: reform of subjects for September 2016

    • Consultation outcome
  63. GCSE Reform Consultation: June 2013

    • Consultation outcome