Exam Information

Candidates for exams MUST have the following equipment:

  • Several black ballpoint pens
  • Calculator (though not permitted in some Maths exams)
  • Pencil and ruler
  • Any other equipment specifically required for an exam

Candidate MUST NOT bring mobile phones, iPods or MP3/4 players, or watches of any kind but secure them elsewhere in the school. Any water bottle brought to an exam cannot have writing on it and pencil cases must be see-through.

All cases of Special Consideration must be forwarded to the Exams Officer within 7 days of the last exam in any exam session.

Certificates are available to collect from School Reception from the November following the summer session in which exams were sat. They are only posted out in exceptional circumstances.

A note from the exams officer:

Exams next summer. Start and end dates:

  • GCSE – 5th May to 22nd June 2021
  • A level – 14th May to 28th June 2021

I would not book flights too close to these dates just in case of an unforeseen problem and the Exam Boards Contingency Day is 29th June 2021.

Any A level candidate with an exam clash has been advised to see Mr Pearson as soon as possible.

Below are the timetables for A level and GCSE this year:

Provisional A level Exam Timetable – Summer 2021 (PDF 167Kb)
Provisional GCSE & IGCSE Exam Timetable – Summer 2021 (PDF 163Kb)


  • A level results come out on Thursday 19th August 2021
  • GCSE Results come out on Thursday 26th August 2021
  • Access to results will be via the Firefly Portal

Exam Procedures

Exam Information for Students (PDF – 161Kb)

JCQ Regulations

On screen tests (PDF – 71Kb)
Privacy notice (PDF – 109Kb)
Social Media(PDF – 321Kb)
Written exams (PDF – 576Kb)
Non examination assessments (PDF – 82Kb)
AQA MFL A level speaking tests (PDF – 964Kb)
AQA MFL GCSE speaking tests (PDF – 868Kb)
Mobile phone & electronic devices regulations (PDF – 145Kb)
Warning to Candidates(PDF – 58Kb)

CIE Regulations

Information for candidates (PDF – 120Kb)
Notice to candidates (PDF – 75Kb)

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