Consultation response - Ofqual - GCSE and A level 2016 reform

Read our response to the Ofqual consultation on developing new GCSE, A level and AS qualifications for first teaching in 2016.

Download the PDFs to read our full response, or a summary of our response, to the Ofqual consultation.

This consultation asked for views on proposed assessment arrangements for some of the reformed qualifications that will be introduced from September 2016. These qualifications are:

  • GCSEs and A levels where the content has been penned by awarding organisations in conjunction with the DfE, Ofqual, and assorted stakeholders: GCSE Art and Design, Dance, Computer Science, Music and Physical Education; A level Dance, Music and PE.

  • Facilitating A levels where content was drafted on the basis of ALCAB’s recommendations: A level MFL, Ancient Languages, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Geography.

The outcome of this consultation was published by Ofqual on 26 January 2015.