A levels accredited for first teaching 2016

AQA

List of all new AQA A level qualifications that have been accredited for use in Northern Ireland from September 2016 (first teaching).

All the AS and A level qualifications listed below will be de-coupled (AS is a stand-alone qualification that does not contribute to the overall A level grade).

All these qualifications will be linear, meaning all assessments must be taken together at the end of the course.

Awarding Body

Level

Subject

AQA AS Dance
AQA A Level Dance
AQA AS Drama and Theatre
AQA A Level Drama and Theatre
AQA AS French
AQA A Level French
AQA AS Geography
AQA A Level Geography
AQA AS German
AQA A Level German
AQA AS Music
AQA A Level Music
AQA AS Physical Education
AQA A Level Physical Education
AQA AS Religious Studies
AQA A Level Religious Studies
AQA AS Spanish
AQA A Level Spanish

CCEA

List of all new CCEA A Level qualifications that have been accredited for use in Northern Ireland from September 2016 (first teaching).

For all of the qualifications listed below, the AS units will contribute 40% to the overall A Level grade.

It will be possible to re-sit individual units once with the better result counting towards the overall grade.

Awarding Body

Level

Subject

CCEA A Level Art and Design
CCEA A Level Biology
CCEA A Level Business Studies
CCEA A Level Chemistry
CCEA A Level Digital Technology
CCEA A Level Economics
CCEA A Level English Literature
CCEA A Level Environmental Technology
CCEA A Level French
CCEA A Level Geography
CCEA A Level German
CCEA A Level Government and Politics
CCEA A Level Health and Social Care
CCEA A Level History
CCEA A Level History of Art
CCEA A Level Irish
CCEA A Level Journalism in the Media and Communications Industry
CCEA A Level Life and Health Sciences
CCEA A Level Moving Image Arts
CCEA A Level Music
CCEA A Level Nutrition and Food Science
CCEA A Level Performing Arts
CCEA A Level Physics
CCEA A Level Religious Studies
CCEA A Level Software Systems Development
CCEA A Level Spanish
CCEA A Level Sports Science and the Active Leisure Industry
CCEA A Level Technology and Design

OCR

List of all new OCR A Level qualifications that have been accredited for use in Northern Ireland from September 2016 (first teaching).

All the AS and A Level qualifications listed below will be de-coupled (AS is a stand-alone qualification that does not contribute to the overall A Level grade).

All these qualifications will be linear, meaning all assessments must be taken together at the end of the course.

Awarding Body

Level

Subject

OCR AS Classical Greek
OCR A Level Classical Greek
OCR AS Drama and Theatre
OCR A Level Drama and Theatre
OCR AS Geography
OCR A Level Geography
OCR AS Latin
OCR A Level Latin
OCR AS Music
OCR A Level Music
OCR AS Physical Education
OCR A Level Physical Education
OCR AS Religious Studies
OCR A Level Religious Studies

Pearson

List of all new Pearson A Level qualifications that have been accredited for use in Northern Ireland from September 2016 (first teaching).

All the AS and A Level qualifications listed below will be de-coupled (AS is a stand-alone qualification that does not contribute to the overall A Level grade).

All these qualifications will be linear, meaning all assessments must be taken together at the end of the course.

Awarding Body

Level

Subject

Pearson AS Drama and Theatre
Pearson A Level Drama and Theatre
Pearson AS French
Pearson A Level French
Pearson AS Geography
Pearson A Level Geography
Pearson AS German
Pearson A Level German
Pearson AS Music
Pearson A Level Music
Pearson AS Physical Education
Pearson A Level Physical Education
Pearson AS Religious Studies
Pearson A Level Religious Studies
Pearson AS Spanish
Pearson A Level Spanish

WJEC

List of all new WJEC A Level qualifications that have been accredited for use in Northern Ireland from September 2016 (first teaching).

For all of the qualifications listed below, the AS units will contribute 40% to the overall A Level grade.

It will be possible to re-sit individual units once with the better result counting towards the overall grade.

Awarding Body

Level

Subject

WJEC A Level Drama
WJEC A Level French
WJEC A Level Geography
WJEC A Level German
WJEC A Level Music
WJEC A Level Physical Education
WJEC A Level Religious Studies
WJEC A Level Spanish
WJEC A Level Welsh Second Language

WJEC Eduqas

List of all new Pearson A Level qualifications that have been accredited for use in Northern Ireland from September 2016 (first teaching).

All the AS and A Level qualifications listed below will be de-coupled (AS is a stand-alone qualification that does not contribute to the overall A Level grade).

All these qualifications will be linear, meaning all assessments must be taken together at the end of the course.

Awarding Body

Level

Subject

WJEC Eduqas AS Drama and Theatre
WJEC Eduqas A Level Drama and Theatre
WJEC Eduqas AS French
WJEC Eduqas A Level French
WJEC Eduqas AS Geography
WJEC Eduqas A Level Geography
WJEC Eduqas AS German
WJEC Eduqas A Level German
WJEC Eduqas AS Music
WJEC Eduqas A Level Music
WJEC Eduqas AS Physical Education
WJEC Eduqas A Level Physical Education
WJEC Eduqas AS Religious Studies
WJEC Eduqas A Level Religious Studies
WJEC Eduqas AS Spanish
WJEC Eduqas A Level Spanish