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Changes to the New GCSE- A Parent's Guide

Is your child studying for GCSEs?

If so, or if they will in the future, you might be interested to know that GCSEs in England are changing. The courses and exams have been changed to ensure that young people have the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the 21st Century. The new GCSEs will ensure that students leave school better prepared for work or further study. They cover more challenging content and are designed to match standards in the strongest performing education systems elsewhere in the world.

Attached are the fact sheets which have been published by the Department for Education for parents and employers, they cover the changes which are happening and a top ten of facts about the new GCSEs.

GCSE Fact Sheet for Parents

GCSE Fact Sheet for Employers