Summer 2021: Changes to assessments

Summer 2021: Assessment arrangements (GCSE, AS/A level, and Vocational Qualifications)


The UK Government has outlined its plan for how students doing GCSE, AS/A level, and Vocational Qualifications will receive their grades this summer. You can read the Education Secretary’s full statement here.


For information on the assessment route for our Vocational and ‘Other General’ qualifications (non GCSE/GCE) – please see our ‘Vocational and Other General Qualifications Assessment Guide.


What are the changes to your GCSE or AS/A level subject?

Summary documents, outlining proposed adaptations to assessments for 2021, are now available on our website for most of our GCSE and AS/A level subjects.

How to access them:

  1. Go to your qualification page
  2. Visit the 'Key Documents' section under the 'Resources' tab.
  3. Access your 'Summer 2021 Adaptations' folder.


What if there is no summary for your qualification?

We're in the process of updating the website daily, so please check back regularly.