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Public examinations

Exam Dates and Times

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

Please note:

AM exams commence at 09:00 

PM exams commence at 13:00

Students must arrive in school at least 15 minutes before exams start.  All students will be issued with a personalised timetable prior to the start of the examination period with rooming information included.


Exam Regulations and Instructions

All students are advised to familiarise themselves with the examination board regulations and instructions provided here.


Contact Details

If you have any queries regarding your son's examinations please contact the Examinations Officer via email 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 for the 2023/24 academic year is:

Wednesday 26th June 2024

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



Please note that this year the GCSE and A Level examination results will be released as a paper copy available for collection by your son from the Central Atrium on the dates and times indicated below:

A Level Thursday 15th August 2024 from 8:00am 
GCSE Thursday 22nd August 2024 from 8:30am 

If it is not possible for your son to collect his results on the stated dates, please contact

Exam Access Arrangements

Please liaise with the school's SENDCo.


Support for Exams

If anyone is struggling with exam stress, please speak to your form tutor for advice.  There are resources linked below with lots of useful information and links to external organisations.


Post-Results Services 

Relevant forms and associated guidance notes for all post-exam services will be published here after exam results are released.