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summer 2021 examinations - ofqual consultation

The Government has announced that the GCSE and A Level examinations will not go ahead as planned this summer.  Ofqual and the Department for Education want to hear the views of those students affected, their parents and carers, their teachers, school and college leaders and others who have an interest, including further and higher education providers, and employers.  Have your say in the Ofqual Consultation HERE.

The consultation will close at 23:45 on 29th January 2021.


Exam Dates and Times

All students will be provided with a copy of their own exam timetable. 

Please note:

AM exams commence at 9:00 and PM exams commence at 13:30. 

Contact Details

If you have any queries regarding your son's examinations please contact the Examinations Officer via email exams@st-ambrosecollege.org.uk or call the College switchboard. 

National Contingency day

The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), the organisation overseeing arrangements for GCSE and GCE examinations have announced a National Contingency Day which would be invoked in the event of widespread, sustained national or local disruption to examinations.

The National Contingency Day would allow any examinations to be postponed in the event of an incident to a later date to allow all students a fair and equal chance.

National Contingency Day is: tbc 

All students must be available to sit examinations on the National Contingency Day.