• How exams are changing

    GCSE and A-level exams are changing. These changes - the biggest in decades - affect everyone now studying GCSEs or A-levels. We spoke to the exam board bosses to get the lowdown on what this means for you. Read on for all you need to know.

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    Changes to A-levels

    What's happening and why it matters

    blue arrow Explained: A-level overhauls

    The A-level system is changing. Find out how.

    blue arrow What's new with A-level marking?

    'Coursework' and UMS are gone; A* grades are awarded differently.

    blue arrow Resits and mark reviews

    Fewer opportunities to resit; marks being changed less often.

    blue arrow Talk to other A-level students

    Join the discussions in our A-level forum.

    Latest A-level chat

    Discussion on all things A-level

    Changes to GCSEs

    Studying GCSEs? Read this

    9-1: how the new grades work

    Letters are out: here's what the new grading means for you.

    blue arrow Are new GCSE courses harder?

    Find out how GCSE courses are changing.

    blue arrow How your GCSEs are marked

    Find out what's changing.

    Resits and reviews in new GCSEs

    What you can do if you're not happy with your grade.

    Latest GCSE chat

    Discussion on all things GCSE

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