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This document sets out rules on the changes you can and can’t make to certain qualifications to cater for students with disabilities. It currently applies to:
GCSEs and entry-level certificates in GCSE subjects
A levels, AS qualifications, advanced extension awards (AEA), Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge Pre-U qualifications and International IGCSEs (level 1/2 certificates)
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) qualifications
functional skills and free standing mathematics qualifications
principal learning and project qualifications
Cambridge international certificates and international baccalaureate diplomas
Updated list of qualifications to reflect changes made by DfE. Removed: certificates in adult literacy and numeracy, general national vocational qualifications (GNVQ), key skills and Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification Core Certificate. Added: Cambridge IGCSE, English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), International GCSE (level 1/2 certificates).
Published new version of rules which come into effect on 1 January 2017, and recommended DfE make changes to the qualifications covered by these rules.