OCR is a leading UK awarding body. We provide qualifications which engage people of all ages and abilities at school, college, in work or through part-time learning programmes.

Our general and vocational qualifications equip learners with the knowledge and skills they need for their future, helping them achieve their full potential.

  1. Key Sectors and Subjects


    • A levels GCSEs


    • Business, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
    • Creative and Media
    • Employability and Life Skills
    • Health and Social Care
    • IT and Computing
    • Maths and English (GCSE, A level and Post 16 offer)
    • STEM
  2. Services

    Additional Support Services free for Career Colleges

    • Support Career Colleges in providing support on curriculum planning and developmen
    • Produce in depth curriculum, teaching, learning and qualification guidance on how  to deliver the Career College curriculum framework (based on lessons learnt and successful emerging models)
    • Research through Cambridge Assessment in relation to successful curriculum  and assessment
    • Providing curriculum and assessment networks for Career College staff to share best practice
    • Providing training and CPD for practitioners preparing to deliver the Career College curriculum framework
    • Developing a portal to share helpful curriculum, teaching and learning materials
    • Mapping of GCSE English, Maths and other GCSE subjects into the Career Colleges specialist delivery
    • Support the mapping of employer challenges and projects against the curriculum to ensure that taking a holistic, project approach to building the curriculum best supports the delivery of core subjects such as maths, English and science
    • Provide guidance and resources that will help teachers work collaboratively to plan schemes of work, lesson plans and learning activities that reinforce a holistic, industry focused approach to their curriculum
  3. Tools and Resources

    Support and Funding information


  4. CPD, Events and Training

    Link to CPD and Training hub:


  5. Contact Information

    Charlotte Bosworth – Director of Skills and Employment


    [email protected]