Ofqual Student Guide 2024

This guide provides you with information about this year’s arrangements for qualifications regulated by Ofqual. It also explains what support is in place when taking exams and assessments.

Applies to England


Ofqual Student Guide 2024


This guide is for students taking any of the following qualifications in the academic year 2023 to 2024, and GCSEs in November 2024: 

  • GCSEs 
  • AS or A levels 
  • other general qualifications, including International Baccalaureate, core mathematics and Pre-U 
  • Technical Qualifications within a T Level (the Core Assessment and Occupational Specialism) 
  • Vocational and Technical Qualifications taken alongside GCSEs and A levels in subjects such as engineering, health & social care and digital media. 

We make clear in this guide where information only applies to a certain type of qualification. If you are not sure exactly which qualifications you are taking, check with your school or college.

Updates to this page

Published 20 November 2023
Last updated 19 February 2024 + show all updates
  1. Minor updates to reference the EPA Guide for Apprentices and clarification to the wording in the Malpractice section.

  2. Updated information for Arrangements for exams and assessments, and Support material sections.

  3. First published.

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