Research and analysis

Reviews of marking: November 2017 exam series

An analysis of the percentage of grades challenged following the November 2017 GCSE exam series.


Reviews of marking: November 2017 exam series

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There were 3,710 individual qualification grades challenged for the November 2017 GCSE exam series, a decrease of 13% from November 2016 (4,240 grades challenged).

Of the 3,710 grades that were challenged, 560 (15%) were changed following review, a decrease of 15% from November 2016 (655 grades changed).

The decrease in the number of grades challenged and changed is largely due to a 20% reduction in the overall number of qualifications awarded in the November 2017 series compared to 2016.

Published 5 July 2018