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Cambridge Nationals are the successor to OCR Nationals, available in a range of engaging subjects that are equivalent in size to GCSEs. The most popular subjects are recognised in DfE performance tables and Progress 8 measures. They provide an excellent start for vocational study and enable progression to Level 3 vocational qualifications, such as our Cambridge Technicals, A Levels or Apprenticeships
Following a recent decision from Ofqual, we will not be redeveloping the GCSE in Child Development, and therefore the last exam for the GCSE will be June 2018.
To fill the gap, we have developed Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Child Development which closely follows the format of the GCSE and is the same size at 120GLH.