Exams

This page has been devised to give you essential information about GCSE, AS and A level Exams and other tests taken at School.  It has links to the Awarding Bodies who set and administer these, timetables for upcoming Exam sessions and other resources we hope you will find useful.

Click here to access information about external exams.

Links to all the main awarding bodies' websites

Specifications used by Tewkesbury School.

Exam regulations.

What should I bring to my exam?

Appeals about internally assessed marks.

It is very important that all GCSE and AS/A2 candidates read these documents:
JCQ Information for Candidates - Written Examinations
JCQ Exam Warning to Candidates
JCQ Notice about Coursework
JCQ Notice about Controlled Assessments
JCQ Notice about Mobile Phones

Exam timetables for:

GCSE Summer 2018
AS/A2 Summer 2018

A general guide for exams is that they take place starting from 14 May up until 22 June 2018.  Individual exam timetables are printed and issued to students in April.

Click here to go straight to the UCAS 2018 page.

 

Resources for students receiving their GCSE, AS and A level qualifications this summer

Ofqual has published resources for students receiving their qualifications this summer. These resources include a student guide to post-16 qualification results that provides students with additional information to help them understand how their results have been awarded, what to expect on results day, and the options available to them if they are unhappy with their result.

Ofqual has also published a student guide to appeals and malpractice or maladministration complaints in summer 2020. This information will help students understand if they have a reason to make an appeal or a complaint about malpractice or maladministration, including concerns about bias or discrimination.

The exam results helpline available from 12 to 28 August

The exam results helpline, delivered by the National Careers Service, will be available from 12 to 28 August to provide additional support to students and their parents as they receive their exam results. Callers to the helpline will have direct access to experienced careers advisers who can advise on the different options available to them including T levels, A levels, GCSEs, BTECs, apprenticeships and other vocational options. Support will also be available on topics such as clearing, university, gap years and the autumn 2020 exam series.

Phone: 0800 100 900

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 8am to 10pm

Ofqual announces changes to exams and assessments in 2021

On Monday 3 August, Ofqual confirmed the changes exam boards will be required to make to exams and assessments in 2021, which includes changes to 15 A level and 25 GCSE subjects. Full details of the changes that will be made can be found in Ofqual’s consultation decisions on the proposed changed to the assessment of GCSEs, AS and A levels in 2021.