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GCSE new grading scale: factsheets

Information about the new GCSE grades for parents, employers and further and higher education providers.



Factsheets showing:

  • the new GCSE grading scale
  • standard and strong pass marks and what this means for students, schools, parents and employers
  • when the new grades will apply to different subjects
Published 20 June 2017
Last updated 11 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated to reflect the new GCSE qualifications being examined for the first time this summer.
  2. Updated factsheets added.
  3. Factsheets updated to show the increased number of reformed GCSEs for the current academic year.
  4. First published.