Developing new GCSE, A level and AS qualifications for first teaching in 2016

This consultation is about developing new GCSE, A level and AS qualifications for first teaching in September 2016. It covers these subjects:

GCSEs
Art and design, Computer science, Dance, Music and Physical education

A level and AS qualifications
Ancient languages, Dance, Geography, Mathematics, Further mathematics, Modern foreign languages, Music and Physical education

We are looking at running consultation sessions around the country on specific subjects in order to allow for detailed discussion on the proposals which directly impact on a specific subject. We are running these on a demand basis and would ask people to identify their preferences by completing this short questionnaire which can be found here.

Read the consultation

You can download a copy of the consultation document in PDF format [PDF, 756KB]

There is a version in Word format [DOCX, 148KB] that you can fill in and send back to us.

You can also browse the online version from the left hand navigation bar.

Alongside this consultation, DfE is consulting on the content that will be used for each of these subjects. The consultation can be found here.

How to respond

If you have an interest in GCSE, A level and AS qualifications we hope you will respond to this consultation. You do not have to respond to all questions; you might prefer to answer those related to a specific subject only.

We acknowledge that we are launching this at the end of term. The closing date for responses is 22nd September 2014 enabling schools to finalise their feedback at the start of the new school year.

Please respond to this consultation in one of three ways:

The closing date for responses to the consultation is Monday, 22nd September 2014.

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