GCSE 2012 reforms: Impact on Chinese specification
From September 2012 GCSEs went linear. Please ensure that from September 2013 you are teaching the current Edexcel GCSE 2012 linear specification.
The Edexcel GCSE 2009 modular Chinese specification is available to download below, and has a final assessment window of June 2013.
The Edexcel GCSE 2012 linear Chinese specification for first teaching in September 2012 (for two-year courses) is also available below. The main changes are:
Read more about the GCSE 2012 reforms
We have received accreditation from Ofqual for the GCSE 2012 linear specification for this subject. The specification is available to download from the documents list below. The bullet points above summarise the key areas of change from the modular specification, and are subject to Ofqual's accreditation of our revised GCSE specifications. Full details of the changes will be marked in the specification with sidebars.
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