Exam Dates

Examinations in 2020 2021 are subject to any COVID-19 restrictions

Only individual Examination Candidate Timetables (ECT’s) issued from the School should be used for planning purposes.

Transcription errors from generic, or overall, timetables (even if taken from this website) could lead to a candidate missing a component, and the loss of an award – in cases such as this, the School cannot be held responsible.

Also see the JCQ Key Dates and Timetables

2020 2021 Exam Dates

For public exams these are the provisional overall dates for the exam session and, as such, are subject to entries being made – the basedata that is needed to be able to issue timetables is not released by the exam boards until mid-November – individual candidate timetables should be released shortly before, or after, Christmas 2020.

Summer 2021 A-Level and GCSE Examinations Contingency Day TBC

From the JCQ Instructions for Conducting Examinations;

“The awarding bodies have designated TBC as a ‘contingency day’ for examinations. This is consistent with the qualification regulators’ document Exam system contingency plan: England, Wales and Northern Ireland

The designation of a ‘contingency day’ within the common examination timetable is in the event of national or local disruption to examinations. It is part of the awarding bodies’ standard contingency planning for examinations.

In the highly unlikely event that there is national disruption to a day of examinations in summer 2020, the awarding bodies will liaise with the qualification regulators and the DfE to agree the most appropriate option for managing the impact. As a last resort the affected examinations will be rescheduled. 

Although every effort would be taken to keep the impact to a minimum, it is possible that there could be more than one timetable date affected following the disruption, up to and including the contingency day on TBC.

Centres will be alerted if it was agreed to reschedule the examinations and the affected candidates will be expected to make themselves available in such circumstances. The decision regarding the re-scheduling of examinations will always rest with the awarding body. 

The centre must conduct the examination on the scheduled date unless instructed to do otherwise by the awarding body.Where candidates choose not to be available for the rescheduled examination(s) for reasons other than those traditionally covered by special consideration, they will not be eligible for enhanced grading arrangements. 

Centres must therefore ensure candidates and parents are aware of this contingency arrangement so that they may take it into account when making their plans for the summer. 

However, the awarding bodies will not insist upon candidates being available throughout the entire timetable period as a matter of course.”

The Contingency Day is not in place so that students may “catch-up” any missed examinations. It is important that all students are aware that they must sit their examinations on the time and date shown on their individual Examination Candidate Timetables (ECT).


October 2020 – Year 07 Entrance Examination

Saturday 03 October 2020 [CANCELLED]

Download the Notice concerning the October 2020 Entrance Examination.

(October 2021; TBC)

Link to school web page

November 2020 – Year 11 Mock GCSE Examinations

Monday 09 to Friday 20 November 2020

Click here to see full timetable and instructions

March 2021 – Year 13 Mock Examinations

Monday 22 to Friday 26 March 2021

Click here to see full timetable and instructions

April 2021 – Year 09 and Year 10 Mock Examinations

Dates TBC

Click here to see full timetable and instructions

Summer 2021 – Public Examinations Art Practicals

Dates TBC

Click here to see full timetable and instructions

Summer 2021 – Public Examinations Written Papers

Wednesday 26 May to Friday 02 July 2021

Click here to see full timetable and instructions

Summer 2021 – Year 12 KSAS Examinations

Dates TBC

Click here to see full timetable and instructions

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