Consultation outcome

GCSE and A level reform: geology and politics, PE short course

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Detail of outcome

Summary of consultation responses and the government’s response outlining the next steps to be taken.

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

Find out more about revised subject content for GCSEs and A levels.

Original consultation


We're seeking views on the subject content of additional reformed GCSEs and A levels for teaching from September 2017.

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Consultation description

The proposals include revisions to:

GCE AS and A level

  • geology
  • politics


  • physical education (PE) short course

Content in other reformed GCSE and GCE AS and A level subjects is available.

Ofqual are consulting on assessment arrangements and assessment objectives for these subjects.


Published 3 November 2015
Last updated 1 March 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added government consultation response.
  2. Updated response form to include the question on the amount of politics AS and A level content.
  3. First published.