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Please see below information from the National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)


We are thrilled that the Department for Education has today confirmed that the new GCSE in British Sign Language will go ahead.

They’ve published a short blog which outlines next steps: https://educationhub.blog.gov.uk/2023/12/21/british-sign-language-gcse-everything-you-need-to-know/

More detail about the response to the recent consultation and the subject content can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/gcse-british-sign-language-bsl-proposed-subject-content

If you are interested in the history of the campaign on the BSL GCSE, NDCS has a ‘timeline’ at: https://www.ndcs.org.uk/get-involved/campaigning/right-to-sign-campaign/right-to-sign-campaign-timeline/