Understanding your GCSE results slip

It's what you've been waiting for - GCSE results. Finally they're in your sweaty hands. You look at the slip... but what does it all mean? Here's a quick visual guide to a typical GCSE results slip.

GCSE results slip

Key

1

Candidate Number - used by individual exam centres to identify candidates

ULN: Unique Learning Number - used to store all your educational records and never shared with anyone without your permission.

UCI: Unique Candidate Identifier - used to track your results during a modular course

2 Each course has a separate code
3 The equivalent of an A
4 GCSE Maths and English now use numerical grades with 9 the highest
5 The spoken language element of GCSE English is given a grade - distinction, merit, pass or not classified
6 The equivalent of a C
7 From 2018 these subjects will be graded 9-1

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