Our priority is to help you fulfil your potential and progress to the next level, whether that’s moving on to further or higher education, or into a job.
We understand that you will have many questions about summer 2020 results: what are the next steps, the date you can get your results or even what are the plans for taking exams next year. On this page we provide details which will answer your key questions and we’ll update as more information becomes available.
In spring, Ofqual announced how final grades for general qualifications such as GCSEs and A Levels, as well as for Cambridge Nationals and Cambridge Technicals, will be awarded this summer.
See here for our quick summaries of Ofqual’s announcements since March.
Ofqual developed a summer 2020 qualification explainer tool where you can find out what’s happening with your vocational, technical and other general qualifications that were scheduled to be taken this summer. Plus, they’ve also produced a video and infographic to help you understand the arrangements this summer.
You can also find out more information in our FAQs.
Your teachers have now given us your centre assessment grades and rank orders and you may be wondering what happens next. To produce final grades for you, which are as fair as possible this summer, centre assessment grades for general qualifications such as GCSEs and A Levels will be standardised using a statistical process developed by Ofqual. This is to ensure standards are consistent across all schools and colleges. We’ve created some infographics to show how centre assessment grades are standardised:
As results day get closer, we understand you’ll have lots of questions about the processes and the day itself.
Over the coming weeks, we’ll support you and your teachers with information and guidance so the day goes as smoothly as possible.
We’ve updated examples of what a results slip will look like this year along with an explanation of what you need to be aware of when looking at them.
Ofqual has also provided some further guidance and resources to support you on how your results will be calculated and what to do if they're not what you wanted.
A Level and Cambridge Technicals results day – 13 August
GCSE and Cambridge Nationals results day – 20 August
Details of GCSE, AS and A Level exams in autumn 2020 has been confirmed by Ofqual. We’ve summarised the key points and what it means for you and your teachers.
We’ve produced a graphic which summarises the options for you to get results this summer. If you were not able to get a school or college to generate centre assessment grades for you, you may consider taking exams in autumn 2020 or in summer 2021.
Exams this autumn provide an opportunity for students, such as private candidates, who were unable to receive a calculated grade this summer and for others seeking to improve their grade.
Details of GCSE, AS and A Level exams in autumn 2020 has been confirmed by Ofqual and we’ve summarised the key points.