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Reformed GCSEs graded 9 to 1 can be used in Northern Ireland from September 2016.
This announcement from the new Minister of Education in Northern Ireland, Peter Weir, reverses a decision, made in November 2015, to only allow the teaching of unreformed GCSEs graded A* to G. The announcement follows concerns around the comparability and portability of GCSEs, and the continuance of the open qualifications market in Northern Ireland.
Policy for AS/A Levels in Northern Ireland, which already allowed schools and colleges to teach new AS/A Levels developed for England, remains unchanged.