Work would be monitored by teachers who would be expected to monitor access to books and the internet.
Only practical subjects such as art, music, design and technology and home economics would retain "loosely" supervised coursework, which is now worth up to 60 per cent of marks.
The QCA said yesterday that traditional GCSE coursework should be replaced by a system of "controlled assessment".
From 2009, pupils would be expected to complete supervised projects in the classroom, working alone or in small groups.
These are the works that are most known, and used to represent life in the US.
Courses: In English and Welsh schools, to Year 9 and 10 students, with the course generally lasting until the end of Year 11. A series in November is also available for mathematics and English.
In a further development, the watchdog also suggested changes to the way coursework was prepared.
Currently, teachers in each school design projects and mark them.
The 2019 Principal Examiners' reports provide feedback on this 's examination series.
The reports include helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next examination series.