External Examinations

Information about this years examinations and the Corona Virus

For current updates regarding Coronavirus and summer 2020 exams please follow the links below to gain the latest information from each of our exam boards.

Information for schools, students and parents on how GCSE, AS, A level, vocational and technical qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020.
Latest updates can be found here


Latest updates can be found here


Latest updates can be found here


Latest updates can be found here


Latest updates can be found here

Exam Timetables:

 May/June 2020 Examinations cancelled

All Exams Timetable 2020 (Final)

GCE Timetable 2020 (Final)

GCSE Timetable 2020 (Final)

The examination contingency day is 24th June 2020; students must be available up to and including this date.

Exam Guidance

Guidance for students, parents and schools to help students avoid making mistakes which could lose them marks or lead to disqualification from an exam.
Advice and guidance for students on how to cope with pressure associated with test and exam anxiety

Revision Planners:

Year 13 Independent Revision Planner

Year 11 Independent Revision Planner

In addition to the external exams, there are a number of GCSE subjects whose students are required to undertake controlled assessments in the classroom, under ‘formal’ or ‘less formal’ conditions, as directed by the exam boards.

These tests are set on specific dates and times in the months prior to the main summer exams and attendance is essential if you are to successfully complete and receive an award for the subject concerned. You will be notified of the dates and times of these assessments by your subject teacher in due course.

Further information is available below on sitting controlled assessments. There is also information available on the rules relating to coursework and on-screen tests.

All candidates should be aware of what they are allowed and not allowed to do and bring to exams and in particular that mobile phones and other mobile devices are not permitted. Candidate should also be aware of restrictions regarding the use of social media.

All candidates must familiarise themselves with the information below. These are the regulations you must follow and rules you must understand and adhere to for each of your exams.

Exam Board – Candidate Information

Information for candidates for on-screen tests

Information for candidates – Privacy notice

Information for candidates – social media

Information for candidates – written exams

Information for candidates – controlled assessments

Information for candidates- coursework assessments

No Mobile Phones Poster

Warning to Candidates

Permission to collect a Candidate Certificates

Permission to collect a Candidate Results Letter

Self Certification Form for examinations