GCSE (9 to 1) subject-level conditions and requirements for English language

Rules and regulations for GCSEs (9 to 1) in English language.


GCSE Subject Level Conditions and Requirements for English Language and Certificate Requirements

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This document sets out rules and regulations for GCSEs (9 to 1) in English language.

Read the associated guidance to understand how to comply with these rules.

You should also read the GCSE (9 to 1) qualification-level conditions and our requirements for all qualifications.

Published 9 April 2014
Last updated 27 July 2015 + show all updates
  1. Version 4 of attached document published.
  2. Published revised version (3), including new conditions and requirements covering assessment of spoken language skills
  3. First published.