Ofqual has this week confirmed arrangements for exams that will take place in autumn 2021. Following consultations, decisions have now been published for GCSEs, AS and A Levels, and for Vocational and Technical Qualifications and other General Qualifications. Here's our quick summary of the key decisions:
For GCSEs, AS and A Levels:
For Vocational and Technical Qualifications, such as Cambridge Nationals and Cambridge Technicals, and Other General Qualifications:
Ofqual has updated the Vocational and technical qualifications contingency regulatory framework in light of the decisions about autumn and winter 21 assessments. To support you, we'll provide further details about autumn 21 exams and assessments for these VTQs, and for our Other General Qualifications, such as Core Maths and FSMQ, as soon as we can.
For Core Maths (7 June update):
Exams will be available in Autumn 21.
*Specific adaptations were put in place for summer 21 exams before they were cancelled. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled students.