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This page contains the latest information about exams, including statutory guidance and notices provided by JCQ (Joint Council for Qualifications).  Additionally, you will find information about forthcoming exam seasons, exam timetables for forthcoming exams and forms to be completed if you have a query with your exam results. 

Exam Certificates

Summer 2022 exam certificates for students who are no longer attending The Minster School will be available to collect from Friday 16th December onwards (further details have been sent via email). GCSE certificates for students who are currently in 6th form will be distributed during tutor time in the new year. 

Exam certificates from other years are available to collect by appointment. Please contact for details. 

Autumn Exam Results

Autumn 2022 GCSE exam results were released on Thursday 12th January 2023. 

Please click here for the Student Guide to Mark Reviews and Script Returns.

Please click here for the Mark Review and Script Form (this will be available from Thursday 12th January onwards)


Exam timetables

Summer 2023 external exam timetable - click here

Joint Council for Qualifications Notices

Every year JCQ issues notices to candidates to make sure all exam board regulations are followed.  

Key exam dates
Date Event
13 - 24 March 2023 Year 11 follow-up assessments (classroom based)
May - June 2023 Summer A-Level and GCSE exams
05 - 16 June 2023 Year 10 assessments (classroom based)
19 - 30 June 2023 Year 12 assessments
17 August 2023 A-level results day
24 August 2023 GCSE results day


Past papers and specifications

Specifications for courses and any available past papers are available on the exam board websites, with information about which courses are currently being studied at school within subject areas on this website.  Students will also have been informed of the exam courses they are studying.