Research and analysis

Inter-subject comparability in GCSEs

Our decision on grading standards in GCSE modern foreign language subjects.


Grading standards in GCSE French, German and Spanish

Inter-subject comparability: statistical evidence report

Awarder and stakeholder surveys on GCSE MFL performance standards


These documents present our research, analysis and decision on work undertaken on GCSE grading standards in modern foreign language qualifications, in response to claims that they are more severely graded than other GCSE subjects.

Published 5 November 2019