Exam Timetables

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

All timetables TBC

GCSE Summer Series 2020/21

It is government policy that this year’s cohort of GCSE students should instead receive grades based on teachers’ judgements of their performance based on a range of evidence.



Please see the following announcements and statements from the Department for Education (DfE), Ofqual and the Awarding Bodies regarding GCSEs in 2020/21:

Latest Statement from Ofqual: How qualifications will be awarded in 2021

JCQ: Summer 2021 arrangements

JCQ: Guidance for students, parents and guardians (Summer 2021)





Important GCSE Information

GCSE Results Day – Thursday 12th August 2021

More details to follow.

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 GCSE examinations. Internal PPE examinations will also use these guidelines.

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