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Exams

Contingency Day 2021

Tuesday 29 June 2021 will be a ‘contingency day’ for all exam boards in the UK.

In line with Ofqual’s exam system contingency plan, this is an additional day at the end of the exam period.  It will only be used in the event of major local or national disruption to summer 2021 exams, in which case it is possible that timetable dates could be affected up to and including the contingency day.

 

Schools should remind students they will need to make sure that they are available until 29 June 2021.  If the contingency plan needs to be used, we will contact centres with details of what to do next.  

 

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Collection of Examination Certificates 

If you have not collected your examination certificates from a past examination period, you may arrange to collect these from the school with one day’s prior warning to the Examinations Officer (examination results are in safe storage and are not easily accessible at short notice). We regret that examination certificates cannot be sent by post. We do not take, or keep, copies of examination certificates, therefore if you have already collected your results and have lost your original certificates, you will need to contact the examination boards involved. This usually costs around £40.00 per certificate, so it’s a good idea to keep them in a very safe place once you have collected them!

If you are unable to collect certificates yourself please provide a letter of authorisation for the person collecting on your behalf, they will need to provide a form of ID.

GCSE and equivalent

All students who have produced sufficient coursework to be considered for a grade are entered for the GCSE or equivalent examination, subject to parental authorisation to ensure continued attendance at school and progress in the period between the entry submission and the final assessment.