Regulation

Data exchange for AS, A level, GCSE, Level 1 and 2 certificates

Rules and regulations for awarding organisations that submit data about exams.

Documents

Data exchange procedures for GCSE and Level 1/2 certificates: November 2016

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Data exchange templates: November 2016

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Detail

This publication sets out requirements for awarding organisations to provide data about GCSEs, A levels, AS levels, Level 1 and 2 certificates to Ofqual. It also sets out the procedures you should follow when submitting data.

Deadlines

Please read the attached ‘Data Exchange Procedures for GCSE and Level 1/2 certificates, November 2016’ document for full details of reporting requirements, the dates below are just highlights of final deadlines.

Date Action
Tuesday 13 December, noon Have provided Ofqual with:

• all GCSE English and GCSE English language outcomes at grades A*, A, C and F, using Template 1

• all GCSE mathematics (including linked pair) outcomes at grades A*, A, C and F, using Template 2

• all GCSE English and GCSE English language speaking and listening outcomes at grades 5, 3 and 1, using Template 3

• all November 2016 GCSE English and GCSE English language results for re-sitting 17-year-olds compared with GCSE English and GCSE English language results for the same learners in June 2016, using Template 4

• all November 2016 GCSE mathematics outcomes for re-sitting 17-year-olds compared with GCSE mathematics results for the same learners in June 2016, using Template 4

• outcomes for AQA and WJEC Level 1/2 Certificate in English language for November 2015 and November 2016. Outcomes at grades A*, A, C and F, including partial absences, must be reported using the WJEC or AQA Level 1/2 Certificate reporting template