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  1. Ofqual GCSE and A level consultation outcomes and autumn exam series proposals

    Our decisions following consultation on the exceptional arrangements for awarding calculated grades in GCSEs, AS and A levels this summer; and proposals for an autumn exam series.

  2. Ofqual decisions on awarding vocational and technical qualifications this summer

    We are confirming following consultation the exceptional arrangements we have set out for awarding vocational and technical qualifications, and general qualifications (other than GCSEs, AS and A levels, the Extended Project …

  3. Exceptional arrangements for awarding qualifications this summer

    Our decisions following consultation for awarding results in GCSEs, AS and A levels, other general, vocational and technical qualifications.

  4. IFA surrenders Ofqual recognition

    The Institute of Financial Accountants is no longer an Ofqual-recognised awarding organisation.

  5. Industry Qualifications surrender Ofqual recognition

    Industry Qualifications is no longer an Ofqual-recognised awarding organisation.

  6. Ofqual publishes initial decisions on GCSE and A level grading proposals for 2020

    Consultation decisions on who should receive a calculated grade for GCSEs, AS and A levels.

  7. A statement on our updated guidance for private candidates

    Further guidance issued for Heads of Centre on making assessment judgements about private candidates.

  8. Response to 9 April direction from Secretary of State for Education

    Response from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, Ofqual, to the Direction from the Secretary of State for Education, about vocational and technical qualifications, and other general qualifications, in 2020.

  9. Ofqual consultation on awarding vocational and technical qualifications in summer 2020

    We’re seeking views on the exceptional arrangements we have set out for awarding vocational and technical qualifications, and general qualifications (other than GCSEs, AS and A levels).

  10. Ofqual seeks views on GCSE and A level grading proposals for 2020

    Consultation published on exceptional arrangements for awarding GCSEs, AS, A levels, Extended Project Qualification and Advanced Extension Award in maths.

  11. Response to 31 March direction from Secretary of State for Education

    Response from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, Ofqual, to the Direction from the Secretary of State for Education, about awarding results for GCSEs, AS and A levels in 2020.

  12. Awarding vocational and technical qualifications this summer

    Calculated results for qualifications used for progression to higher and further education.

  13. How GCSEs, AS & A levels will be awarded in summer 2020

    Ofqual sets out details for schools, colleges, students, parents & carers on how GCSEs and A levels will be awarded following the cancellation of this year's exams.

  14. Further update on 2020 exams

    Information on our work for awarding GCSEs, AS and A levels this summer.

  15. Statement on vocational and technical qualifications in 2020

    We will work with stakeholders to finalise an awarding approach.

  16. Update following announcement on exams and grades

    Our response to the Department for Education's statement on exam arrangements in 2020.

  17. Coronavirus - a further statement

    Our response to Gavin Williamson's statement on summer exams

  18. Updated statement on coronavirus

    We've updated our statement on coronavirus and the summer 2020 exam series.

  19. Letter to heads: Let's have a successful 2020 exam series

    A letter sent to heads of schools and colleges on Monday 2 March 2020.

  20. Our statement on coronavirus

    Statement responding to queries about coronavirus.