Ofqual has today (Friday, 12th July) published an open letter to schools in England on changes being made to GCSEs and A levels.
The letter summarises a number of important changes that have been made to the qualifications in England, or which have been announced for the future. The letter covers Ofqual’s on-going work to strengthen and improve these qualifications and includes information about longer term reforms.
Among the changes mentioned in the letter are new science GCSEs, resit opportunities, the move to end of course exams and timescales for longer term reform.
Teachers who have any questions regarding the changes can call the Ofqual helpdesk on 0300 303 3346.