Everything you need to know about the new GCSE grading system.
Every August, pupils return to school to pick up their GCSE results, but this year will be a little different. A brand the new 9–1 grading system will show up in three subjects.
This summer sees the first wave of GCSE results graded in this way. Grades A* to G are gradually being phased out in favour of the numerical system, with 9 being the highest grade.
English language, English literature and mathematics are the first qualifications to get the new grading system and will be reflected in this August’s results. Another…
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