Ofqual consultation on award of grades 8 and 9 at GCSE

Posted: 25/05/2016

Ofqual has previously published information that for students taking the new GCSEs, 20% of those getting grade 7 or above in each subject would get grade 9. Ofqual are consulting about a change to this Ofqual consultation on setting the grade standards of new gcses in England 2017-18. Ofqual’s modelling suggests that for Mathematics GCSE the percentage getting grade 9 would reduce to about 17% of those getting grade 7 and above.

The consultation closes 17 June 2016.

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