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The Piggott School

A Church of England Academy

Exam Information

GCSE and A Level Exam Dates 2020

Important Information - Summer 2020 examination series

11th May 2020 - 24th June 2020

In the highly unlikely event that there is national disruption to a day of examinations in summer 2020, the awarding bodies will liaise with the qualification regulators and the DfE to agree the most appropriate option for managing the impact. As a last resort the affected examinations will be rescheduled. Although every effort would be taken to keep the impact to a minimum, it is possible that there could be more than one timetable date affected following the disruption, up to and including the contingency day on 24 June 2020.

Centres will be alerted if it was agreed to reschedule the examinations and the affected candidates will be expected to make themselves available in such circumstances.

Where candidates choose not to be available for the rescheduled examination(s) for reasons other than those traditionally covered by special consideration, they will not be eligible for enhanced grading arrangements.

Centres must therefore ensure candidates and parents are aware of this contingency arrangement so that they may take it into account when making their plans for the summer.

Post results services

For all information and forms regarding  post results services (e.g. review of marking), please click here to view the Post Results Services file. If you need more information about your options, please speak to your teacher or Mrs Middleton, Exams Officer. 

Please direct queries regarding component marks and grade boundaries to the relevant subject Head of Department.

Questions answered on Exam Procedures

Please take the time to read the documents below.  This is important information regarding examination regulations and procedures.  If you have any questions please contact your Head of Year.

The following links to individual awarding body (exam board) websites provide examinations information and support to students and parents:

www.aqa.org.uk
qualifications.pearson.com/en/support/support-for-you/students.html
www.ocr.org.uk/ocr-for/learners-and-parents
www.jcq.org.uk

Exam Certificates

  • Cannot be posted
  • Must be signed for  
  • Can only be collected after the presentation event, and within a published time frame.

If a student cannot collect personally, a named person may collect on their behalf, provided they bring with them a letter of authorisation hand-signed by the student, and proof of their identity.

Contact Details

For questions relating to examinations, please telephone the school on 0118 940 2357 and ask to speak to the Exams Officer or the relevant Head of Year. Alternatively, send an email to exams@piggottschool.org