Examinations and Qualifications

Information about qualifications, awarding bodies and the regulation of examinations and qualifications in all parts of the United Kingdom.

Scottish exam pass rate drops from pandemic high...

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DfE - Approved key stage 4 qualifications (GCSEs, Technical Awards, AS levels and graded music exams), discount codes and point scores for reporting in the 2014 to 2024 school and college performance tables....

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Dispatch of exam scripts: yellow label service...

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DfE - A list of qualifications that count towards the English Baccalaureate (EBacc). DfE - Information about the EBacc performance measure and the criteria qualifications must meet to count towards it....

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DfE - Approved 16 to 18 qualifications, discount codes and point scores for reporting in the 2018 to 2024 school and college performance tables....

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Reception baseline assessment: quality monitoring visit guidance...

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Responsibility for exams...

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Subject-by-subject support for GCSE, AS and A level students in 2022...

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Coping with exam pressure - a guide for students...

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Ofqual: rolling update...

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Contingency arrangements: GCSE, AS, A level, Project and AEA...

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Contingency plans confirmed for GCSEs, AS and A levels...

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Introduction of T Levels...

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Adaptations in 2022 summer exams to ensure fairness for students...

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Proposed changes to the assessment of GCSEs, AS and A levels in 2022...

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Awarding qualifications in summer 2022...

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Let’s not return to flawed exams. We have better ways to assess our children...

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GCSEs: Top grades in Wales show sharp increase on 2019...

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GCSEs: Rise in top grades in Northern Ireland as results issued...

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GCSE Results 2021...

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A level results 2021...

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Scottish results day: Record high for A grades as pass rate falls...

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A-levels 2021 in Wales: Grades above pre-Covid levels...

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A-level results: Record rate of top grades for NI students...

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Parents pressure teachers over grades...

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