The Department for Education releases factsheets to help understand changes to GCSEs

The Department for Education releases factsheets to help understand changes to GCSEs

The Department for Education has released factsheets for employers, FE providers, HE providers and parents concerning the new 1-9 GCSE system.

The factsheets outline how the new system matches up with the old A*-C model and the timetable for changes up to 2020.

Factsheets showing:

- the new GCSE grading scale

- standard and strong pass marks and what this means for students, schools, parents and employers

-  when the new grades will apply to different subjects

Please see below for:

GCSE factsheet for employers, FE and HE providers

GCSE factsheet for parents