Exam Information

Summer Exams

GCSE & GCE 2020

GCSEs will take place between 11th May – 24th June

GCSE results day is Thursday 20th August 2020 at 10.00am

GCEs will take place between 11th May – 24th June

GCE results day is Thursday 13th August 2020 at 8.00am

Pupils taking public examinations should ensure that they are available to sit an exam between 11th May and 24th June 2020 inclusive. Exams can be rescheduled should sustained national or local disruption arise during the Summer 2020 examination series. If disruption occurs, the GCSE and/or GCE (A Level) examinations would be postponed and rescheduled for another date in that period.

GCE Timetable – Summer 2020

GCSE Timetable – Summer 2020

Individual timetables will be circulated to students before February half term.  Finalised timetabled will be published before Easter 2020.

Mock Exams 2019-2020

Year 10 –  27th April – 1st May 2020

Year 11 – 18th – 28th November 2019 (re-mocks 17th – 21st February 2020 inset day and after school)

Year 12 – 6th – 10th January 2020

Year 12 – 22nd – 26th June 2020 (re-sits September inset days)

Year 13 – 2nd – 6th December 2019

Year 13 – 24th – 28th February 2020

Lower School Exams 2020

Lower School exams will be set during lesson time in most subjects.  They are designed to help pupils practise revising for exams in a range of subjects completed close together, since this is what pupils must do for GCSE. Pupils should consult their subject teachers for details of what to revise. They will receive a letter about their exams in the run up to their exam period. Please study the letter with your child and encourage them to revise hard.

Your child’s teachers will take into account your child’s exam performance when reporting overall attainment at the end of the year. Exam performance also helps teachers monitor your child’s progress in terms of achieving their target grades.

Whilst it is important to recognize pupil achievement in exams, please stress to your child that what matters more than their exam scores is that they understand what to do next to keep improving in each subject. Pupils therefore need to pay great attention to, and act on, Learning Targets whenever teachers set these.

Year 9 exams begin Monday 4th May 2020

Year 7 exams begin Monday 1st June 2020

Year 8 exams begin Monday 1st June 2020


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