Consultation outcome

Core maths technical guidance

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Summary of consultation responses, the main reforms and the government’s response outlining the next steps to be taken, which include changes to the technical guidance.

Original consultation


Consultation seeking views on technical guidance for core maths qualifications for 16- to 19-year-olds.

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Consultation description

The Department for Education invites views on proposed detailed technical guidance for core maths qualifications to be introduced in September 2015. Early teaching trials of newly accredited qualifications will start in autumn 2014.

The guidance outlines requirements that level 3 qualifications should meet for approval as core maths qualifications in 2017 school and college performance tables.


Core maths technical guidance

Published 14 April 2014
Last updated 7 July 2014 + show all updates
  1. Added government response document.
  2. First published.