Impact assessment

GCSE and A level subject content: equality analysis (3 subjects)

An analysis of the effect that revised GCSE and A level subject content will have on specific protected groups of people.



An outline of the impact that the revised GCSE and A level content for the following subjects will have on groups with relevant protected characteristics:

  • GCSEs in:
    • physical education short course
  • GCE AS and A levels in:
    • geology
    • politics

The relevant protected characteristics include:

  • disability
  • gender reassignment
  • pregnancy and maternity
  • race
  • religion or belief
  • sex and sexual orientation

Read the public consultation about reforms to the content of these GCSE and A level subjects.

Find out more about revised subject content for GCSEs and A levels.

Published 1 March 2016