Consultation outcome

Religious studies GCSEs, AS and A levels: new qualifications for 2016

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

The outcome for this consultation has been published with Ofqual’s previous consultation on GCSE, AS and A level subjects for first teaching in 2016.

The analysis consists of the four files:

  • An analysis of consultation responses: developing new GCSE, A level and AS qualifications for first teaching in 2016
  • Confirmed Assessment Arrangements for Reformed GCSE, AS and A level Qualifications
  • Developing New GCSE, A Level and AS Qualifications for First Teaching in 2016: Equality Analysis Report
  • Developing New GCSEs, A Levels and AS Qualifications for First Teaching in 2016: Regulatory Impact Assessment

These decisions reflect the subject content requirements published by DfE.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


Proposals for the new religious studies GCSE, AS and A level qualifications due be taught from 2016


Consultation description

This is a consultation about developing new religious studies GCSE, A and AS level qualifications that will be taught for the first time in September 2016. This is part of Ofqual’s work supporting the government’s changes to GCSE, AS and A levels.