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Exam Information

Pre-Public Exams

During 2020 – 2021 these are scheduled as follows:

Sixth Form                Week beginning 11 January 2021

Year 11                      ‘Wave 1’ 2 – 12 November 2020;  ‘Wave 2’  8 – 26 February 2021

(NB no exams during half term (15 – 19 February)

Internal Exams

Year 10   -   Week Beginning 7 June 2021

Year 9          Week Beginning 14 June 2021

Year 8         Week Beginning 14 June 2021

Year 7          Week Beginning 17 May 2021

Year 11 pre-public exams and Year 10 Religious Studies will be held under exam conditions, invigilated by the invigilation team.  All other pre-public exams will be held in classrooms during timetabled lessons and will be invigilated by the relevant teachers.

Year 12        Internal exams will take place from 23 – 25 June 2021.

External exams

External exams are planned to take place from Friday 14 May 2021 and ending on Tuesday 29 June 2021 (the contingency day) - NB these dates are provisional.

Exam timetables

Individual exam timetables will be given to candidates in late February.  It is the responsibility of the student to let the Exams Officer know of any errors or omissions on their timetable. 

Results

Candidates will receive individual results slips on results days, either

  • in person at the centre or
  • given to another person provided written permission has been provided by the candidate to release the results and the named person brings in photographic evidence of their ID, or
  • by post to their home address where candidates have requested this (envelopes are only posted on results day, so will not be received until the day after)

The results slip will be in the form of a centre produced document.  Candidates will also receive information regarding the Enquiries about results services (EARs) offered by the exam boards.

Uncollected results slips will then be available for collection from the reception.

Enquiries about results (EARs)

Further information will be available to parents and students nearer results days.

Notices to candidates

The Joint Council for Qualifications publishes Notices to Candidates on their website http://www.jcq.org.uk/exams-office/information-for-candidates-documents including important guidance on written exams, privacy and social media.

School and college performance tables

A link to our performance is available here