Consultation outcome

GCSE and A level reform

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

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Reformed GCSE and A level subject content: government response

Detail of outcome

Summary of responses received and the government’s response outlining the next steps.

We have also published an equality impact assessment of the revised content for these subjects.

You can also find the revised content in the GCSE subject and A level subject collections.

Original consultation


Consultation on reformed GCSE and A level subject content for teaching from 2016.

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Consultation description

We are seeking views on a further range of GCSE and A level content for teaching in 2016.

This follows on from the subject content for GCSE and GCE AS and A level that we have already consulted on and published.


Citizenship studies: GCSE subject content

Cooking and nutrition: GCSE subject content

Design and technology: GCSE subject content

Drama: GCSE subject content

Drama and theatre: AS and A level subject content

Published 25 September 2014
Last updated 12 February 2015 + show all updates
  1. Published government response.
  2. First published.