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Provisional November 2018 Exam Entries: GCSEs

Tens of thousands of sixth form pupils were forced to wait an extra year before resitting their English and maths GCSEs because of reforms to the qualifications, acording to this Ofqual report.

Ofqual said many of this year’s year 13 pupils who failed their English or maths GCSEs during the last year of the old qualifications in 2016 had to “complete a full year of study” before re-sitting the exams, prompting a 94 per cent rise in November entries among that year group. 

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