GCE/GCSE Grading and Awarding

Setting Grade Boundaries and Awarding Grades

These documents outline the technical aspects involved in setting grade boundaries and awarding grades in GCE and revised GCSE unitised qualifications. The process of conversion from raw to uniform marks is also explained.

GCSE Guidance for Teachers and Examination Officers

The document below outlines the key changes in revised GCSE grading scales. It also covers the terminal rule, re-sit information, tiering of units, re-taking a qualification, linear GCSEs, and GCSE short course information. A number of worked examples is included as an Appendix to the main document.