Who is OCR?

OCR is a leading UK awarding body. Providing qualifications which engage people of all ages and abilities. The general and vocational qualifications equip learners with the knowledge and skills they need for their future, helping them achieve their full potential.

OCR qualifications are developed in close consultation with teachers, industry leaders and the government to ensure they are relevant for learners today and meet requirements set by Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual).

As a not-for-profit organisation OCR’s aim is to have a positive impact on the learning experiences and achievements of as many people as possible.

The History Of OCR

OCR stands for Oxford, Cambridge and RSA. The awarding body founded in 1998 and are a part of the Cambridge Assessment Group.

The Cambridge Assessment Group was established in 1858 and owns and manages the University’s three exam boards. It is now Europe’s largest assessment agency and operates in over 150 countries, playing a leading role in developing and delivering assessment across the world.

As part of this group, OCR have access to unrivalled expertise and research capability across assessment and examinations.

Oxbridge courses accredited by OCR?

OCR provides A-levels and GCSE qualifications in over 40 subjects and offers over 450 vocational qualifications.