Guidance on complying with the rules and regulations for GCSEs (9 to 1) in computer science.


GCSE (9 to 1) Subject Level Guidance for Computer Science

Ref: Ofqual/19/6513PDF, 323KB, 12 pages

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This guidance is intended to help awarding organisations understand how to comply with the GCSE (9 to 1) subject-level conditions and requirements for computer science.

All awarding organisations have a legal obligation under section 153 of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 to have regard to this guidance.

Published 13 May 2015
Last updated 26 June 2019 + show all updates

  1. Updated assessment objective weightings to reflect those in the conditions and requirements.
  2. Changed to reflect recent decisions regarding GCSE computer science.
  3. First published.