Maths and English Prior Attainment GCSE Equivalences

Qualifications equivalent to GCSE grade A* to C in maths and English for the purposes of prior attainment

The following qualifications in maths, English language and literature are treated as equivalent to GCSE A* to C. Students who have studied in England or other UK nations (Wales, Scotland or N Ireland) holding the following qualifications will not be required to study maths and/or English to meet the condition of funding:

  • Ofqual approved GCSEs grade A* to C offered and funded in England
  • Ofqual approved GCSEs grade 9 to 4 offered and funded in England
  • IGCSEs grade A* to C/9 to 4 or equivalent level 1/level 2 certificates grade A* to C/9 to 4
  • unregulated IGCSEs grade A* to C/9 to 4
  • GCSEs grade A* to C obtained in Wales
  • GCSEs grade A* to C obtained in Northern Ireland
  • Scottish Intermediate 2 certificates grade A to C
  • Scottish Standard Grades (credit level) grade 1 to 2
  • Scottish National 5 certificates grade A to C
  • international O levels grade A* to C
  • A and AS levels at any pass grade
  • full International Baccalaureate (IB) level 3 Diploma (LARS reference 50034157)
  • International Baccalaureate Certificate in maths
  • core maths qualifications at level 3
  • ICCE General Certificates (with a score of 80% or above) and ICCE Advanced certificates (any score)

For further information refer to https://www.gov.uk/guidance/16-to-19-funding-maths-and-english-condition-of-funding#exemptions-to-the-condition-of-funding

 

 

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