Q: What's new?
Q: What happens when?
A: First teaching of the new GCSE specs began in September 2016. The first exams will be in the summer of 2018.
Q: How will the new GCSEs be graded?
A: The new GCSEs will be graded 1 - 9, with 9 being the top grade, to allow greater differentiation between students. The 9—1 structure will replace the current A*-G. Ofqual have said that broadly the same proportion of students will receive a grade 4 and above as currently achieve a grade C and above. Broadly the same proportion will achieve a grade 7 and above as currently achieve A or A*.
Q: Where can I find out more?
Q: Which specifications has Oxford published resources for?
A: We have published three brand new courses. These support the AQA, Edexcel B, and OCR B specifications. You can order an evaluation pack here.
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