In May 2010 the Government announced its intention to close the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency (QCDA) as part of its wider education reforms.

QCDA is now in the stages of final closure up to the end of March 2012. All school and local authority facing work has now ceased or transferred to the Department for Education. Read QCDA's revised remit letter for 2011.

QCDA no longer provides a general enquiry function. Please contact the Department for Education.

QCDA no longer provides exams administration. This function is now performed by the Exams Delivery Support Unit (EDSU). Please contact them on 0300 100 0100.

QCDA no longer administers national curriculum assessments. This function is now performed by the Standards and Testing Agency (STA). Please contact them on 0300 303 3013.

Finding QCDA web content

All materials that used to appear on the QCDA website are available on the National Archives website.

Finding content on the Department's site

Information on testing and assessment.

Information on exams administration.

Corporate information

For corporate information about QCDA, including financial accounts and board minutes, visit the QCDA About us section on National Archives website.

Find out about QCDA's structure and senior pay grades on the QCDA organogram and staff pay data page on

Find information on QCDA's monthly spend and procurement activities, published under the Government's transparency initiative, at Business Link Contracts Finder and

FOI and data protection

Please send freedom of information and data protection requests, queries and complaints (until March 2012) to:

Freedom of Information and Data Protection Officer
53- 55 Butts Road 
Earlsdon Park

Or you can email or (until March 2012).

QCDA's publication scheme commits our organisation to make information available to the public as part of our normal business activities.

Equality and diversity at QCDA

Find out about how QCDA make sure equality and diversity are priorities within QCDA and read QCDA's annual equality report 2011 on the National Archives website.

Copies of our equality objectives and reports can be requested from QCDA HR (until March 2012), via the contact details below.

Contact details

You can contact QCDA via the following methods (until March 2012):

Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency
53-55 Butts Road
Earlsdon Park
Coventry CV1 3BH

Telephone - 0300 303 3010 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
Textphone - 0300 303 3012
Fax - 0300 303 3014