Guidance

16 to 18 qualifications, discount codes and point scores

Approved 16 to 18 qualifications and discount codes for reporting in the school and college performance tables.

Documents

16 to 18 discounting guidance (2017)

16 to 18 qualifications and discount codes: 2018 to 2020 performance tables

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Performance points for qualifications counting in the 16 to 18 performance tables 2018

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Details

This information is for:

  • awarding organisations
  • schools
  • colleges

This page contains information about qualifications, discount codes and point scores for the school and college performance tables.

We use discount codes to group qualifications with similar content together in the school and college performance tables so that we don’t count similar qualifications twice. The discounting guidance describes the rules for how we do this.

We give a point value to all qualifications in the school and college performance tables so that you can compare qualifications of a different level, size and grading system. These point scores are shown in the point scores document.

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Published 12 October 2017
Last updated 4 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated '16 to 18 qualifications and discount codes: 2018 to 2020 performance tables'.
  2. Updated documents '16 to 18 qualifications and discount codes: 2018 to 2020 performance tables' and 'Performance points for qualifications counting in the 16 to 18 performance tables 2018'.
  3. Updated '16 to 18 qualifications and discount codes: 2018 to 2020 performance tables'.
  4. Added the updated documents 'Performance points for qualifications counting in the 16 to 18 performance tables 2018'.
  5. Updated 16 to 18 qualifications and discount codes: 2018 to 2020 performance tables
  6. Updated '16 to 18 qualifications and discount codes' to include information for 2020.
  7. Guidance updated to take into account the 16 to 18 performance tables for 2017.
  8. First published.