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Exam Information

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, a full exam timetable for any forthcoming exams and forms to be completed if an exam result appeal is required. 

Exam timetables

The Autumn exam timetable can be seen by clicking here. This includes A-Levels, GCSEs and University Admission Tests. 

The Year 11 December mock GCSE exam timetable can be seen by clicking here.

Joint Council for Qualifications Notices

Every year JCQ issues notices to candidates to make sure all exam board regulations are followed.  Copies of all JCQ notices are found in the files for download at the bottom of the page.

Key exam dates
Date Event
02-23 November 2020 GCSE exams for students who would have sat exams in summer 2020
December 2020 Summer 2020 exam certificates available to collect
December 2020 Year 11 mock GCSE exams (dates TBC)
17 December 2020 Autumn A-level results released
14 January 2021 Autumn GCSE English Language, Maths and EPQ results released
11 February 2021 Autumn GCSE results for all other subjects released
07 June 2021 Summer GCSEs and A-levels start
02 July 2021 Summer GCSEs and A-levels end (most subjects)
24 August 2021 A-Level results released
27 August 2021 GCSE results released


Past papers and specifications

Specifications for courses and any available past papers are available on the exam board's 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.