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Ofqual postcards: GCSE, AS and A level reforms

A series of 'postcards' outlining the work Ofqual is doing, with an emphasis on current reforms to qualifications in England.

Documents

The reforms

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Accreditation process

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Grading new GCSEs

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GCSE Combined Science: Double Award Grade Combinations

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New GCSE grade descriptors

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Awarding for new GCSE student cohorts

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National Reference Test

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Spoken language in new GCSE English language

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Improving science practicals

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New marking review and appeal arrangements

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Grading new AS and A levels

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About Ofqual

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Details

These postcards give an overview of the work Ofqual is doing. For more information on reforms to GCSEs see ‘New GCSE 9 to 1 grades are here’.

Published 11 September 2015
Last updated 22 February 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updates to the National Reference Test postcard.

  2. Added a postcard on the new grading scale for GCSE combined science.

  3. Updated postcard on the National Reference Test.

  4. Updated postcard for grading the new GCSE

  5. Updated content and new postcards.

  6. Added Regulated Qualifications Framework postcard.

  7. Added a PDF containing all the postcards

  8. First published.