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February 2024

16 February

A-level Physics: improving the accessibility of Paper 3A (7408/3A)

We're making a change to the stem of some of the questions in our 2024 A-level Physics Paper 3 Section A exam paper to help improve accessibility.

15 February

Updated JCQ guidance: use of artificial intelligence in assessments

The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) has published updated guidance on artificial intelligence (AI) use in assessments.

13 February

New 2023 marking guidance for A-level and GCSE science teachers

We're pleased to share that we have new 2023 marking guidance available to support AS/A-level and GCSE science teachers.

January 2024

12 January

Formulae and equations sheets for exams in 2024

The Department for Education (DfE) and Ofqual have confirmed that formulae and equations sheets will be provided for GCSE Maths, GCSE Physics, and GCSE Combined Science exams in 2024. Formulae sheets for our Level 2 Certificate in Further

December 2023

15 December

Delivery of results for vocational and technical qualifications

Following the success of the term-time checkpoints that Ofqual introduced in 2023 to make sure results for vocational and technical qualifications (VTQs) were issued on time, this work will continue into 2024 and beyond. Find out more.

July 2023

21 July

Update: end date for Applied General Science

We've extended the end date for our Applied General Science qualification.

March 2023

28 March

ELC Science: important NEA reminders for 2023

We have a few important reminders for submitting marks and portfolios in summer 2023 to ensure the ELC Science non-exam assessments are delivered as smoothly as possible.

January 2023

13 January

GCSE Science: equations sheets for 2023

For 2023 only, an equations sheet will be provided in the exam for GCSE Physics, GCSE Combined Science: Trilogy and GCSE Combined Science: Synergy. You can download these equations sheets now for exam practice and revision purposes.

November 2022

29 November

New and improved GCSE Science resources and support available

We've been reviewing our GCSE Science resources and we're pleased to share what's been improved.

May 2022

19 May

Advance information for GCSE Sciences

As there’s different advance information for biology, chemistry and physics depending on whether you’re taking a separate or combined science GCSE, it’s important to choose the right one.