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

Autumn 2021 GCSE Examination Series

January 2022 Health and Social Care Examinations

Internal Examination Timetables

November 2021 Year 11 PPEs


Results Days 2021/22

November 2021 Cambridge Nationals Results Day – 28th January 2022

Autumn 2021 GCSE Results Day – 24th February 2022

January 2022 Cambridge Nationals Results Day – 10th 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:

DfE: Student Blog – what you need to know about exams in 2022

Ofqual: Proposed changes to the assessment of GCSEs 2022

Ofqual: Confirmed arrangements for NEA in 2022

AQA

Pearson/Edexcel

OCR

WJEC/Eduqas


Important Exam Information

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.

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