English Baccalaureate: eligible qualifications

A list of qualifications that count towards the English Baccalaureate (EBacc).


Key stage 4 qualifications counting in the English Baccalaureate

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In the school and college performance tables, the EBacc is a measure of entry and attainment at key stage 4 in:

  • English
  • maths
  • science
  • a language
  • history or geography
Published 1 December 2013
Last updated 22 September 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated with accredited qualifications for September 2017.
  2. Updated with accredited qualifications for July 2017.
  3. Added 3 new AS levels to qualifications counting as language. They are WJEC Eduqas Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary GCEs in French, German and Spanish.
  4. Updated with newly-accredited qualifications for August 2016.
  5. This list has been moved from the 'School and college performance tables documents: key stage 4' page.
  6. First published.