Statutory guidance

GCSE (9 to 1) qualification-level guidance

Guidance on complying with the rules and regulations for GCSEs (9 to 1).



This guidance is intended to help awarding organisations understand how to comply with the GCSE (9 to 1) qualification-level conditions and any associated requirements.

All awarding organisations have a legal obligation under section 153 of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 to have regard to this guidance.

August 2016 update

Our guidance on considering marking errors on a review or appeal came into force on 25 August 2016. It supports the changes to regulations for enquiries and appeals we announced on 8 July 2016.