Exams

Exam Timetables

Please see below for the current external awarding body examination timetables and our school’s own internal examination dates.

External Examination Timetables

Summer 2022 GCSE Examinations

Internal Examination Timetables

TBC


Results Days 2021/22

Autumn 2021 GCSE Results Day – 24th February 2022

January 2022 Cambridge Nationals Results Day – 17th March 2022

June 2022 Year 11 Results Day – 25th August 2022

Examination results will not be given via telephone or email unless a local lockdown prevents our school from releasing results to students in person. If a student is unable to pick up results, they must nominate a responsible person to collect results on their behalf, and provide written confirmation to Mrs Taylor (exams@stursulas.com) by the deadlines given.

Summer 2022 Qualification Arrangements

It is government policy that this year’s cohort of GCSE students should sit examinations as normal with adjustments made to specific subjects to mitigate for the disruption to education as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Please see the following announcements and statements from the Department for Education (DfE), Ofqual and the Awarding Bodies regarding qualifications in 2021/22:

Ofqual: Approach to grading exams and assessments in 2022

Ofqual: Confirmed changes to the assessment of GCSEs 2022

Ofqual: Confirmed arrangements for NEA in 2022

AQA – exam changes 2022

Pearson/Edexcel – summer 2022

OCR – decisions and guidance 2022

WJEC/Eduqas – GCSE assessment arrangements


Important Exam Information

JCQ Contingency Day 2022

Students taking GCSE examinations this summer must remain available until Wednesday 29th June 2022 even if their last exam is before this date. This is part of the awarding bodies standard contingency planning for examinations.

JCQ Rules and Regulations

St Ursula’s Convent School aims to ensure exams run as smoothly as possible for all our pupils. Please read the information below carefully so that you are aware of all the rules and regulations. Our school is required to follow these regulations by the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) when running any external examinations. Internal mock examinations will also use these guidelines.

Year 11 Candidate Information Handbook Summer 2022

Information for Candidates – The Exams Office Video

JCQ Warning to Candidates Poster

JCQ No Unauthorised Items Poster

JCQ Information for Candidates – written examinations

JCQ Information for Candidates – non-examination assessments (NEA)

JCQ Information for Candidates – social media

JCQ Information for Candidates – privacy notice

JCQ Information for Candidates – coursework

If there is something you do not understand please contact Mrs Taylor (Exams Officer) either in person or by contacting the school using exams@stursulas.com