AQA has produced a new video which explains the proposed new GCSE grades 9-1.
Dale Bassett, AQA's Head of Public Policy, considers the questions that people are asking and talks through the main changes.
Dale Bassett said:
"Teachers are dealing with a huge amount of change to qualifications. We felt that that this video would provide some important information at a time when schools are trying to make sense of major reforms."
The video tackles issues like:
" We hope that teachers and parents will find the video helpful."
Update: 12 September 2014
Following the outcome of Ofqual’s consultation on the new GCSE grades we’d like to provide an update to the detail contained in this video:
We hope this video still provides useful clarity for you – especially around the grade 4 and 7 marker points of C and A respectively.
You can download Ofqual’s chart showing this grade mapping between the new and current grades