New A level Regulatory Requirements – October 2013
This consultation is about proposed changes to A levels and to the AS qualification, in particular how they are designed, assessed and regulated. Some of the proposals apply to all subjects. Others are specific to the following subjects: biology; chemistry; physics; psychology; English language; English literature; English language and literature; history; geography; art and design; business; computer science; economics and sociology.
The Department for Education is hosting a consultation separately on new content for these subjects.
Read the consultation
You can download a copy of the consultation document in PDF format [PDF, 965KB].
How to respond to this consultation
We would like to know your views about our proposals for new A level and AS qualifications. Our consultation is available from 25 October 2013.
Please respond in one of the following ways:
- Complete the online response form
- Email your response to firstname.lastname@example.org – please include the consultation title (‘Consultation on New A Level Regulatory Requirements’) in the subject line of the email and be clear who you are and in what capacity you are responding.
- Post your response to:
A level Reform Consultation 2013,
Coventry Business Park,
We will only consider your response if you complete the information page. To evaluate responses properly, we need to know who is responding and in what capacity.
We will publish the evaluation of responses together with an updated equality impact analysis. Please note we may publish all or part of your response unless you tell us (in your answer to the confidentiality question) that you want us to treat your response as confidential.
The deadline for responses to this consultation is 17th January 2014.
- Foreword by the Chief Regulator
- Part 1: Our proposed changes
- About this consultation
- Assessment strategies
- AS qualifications
- Part 2: Conditions of Recognition
- Conditions of Recognition for A level and AS qualifications
- Part 3: Impact
- Equality impact analysis
- Regulatory impact assessment