Autumn series dates
We’ve produced some extra FAQs about getting a result when you are self-isolating and unable to sit an exam. Your school or college can apply to us, using a process called ‘special consideration’, to calculate your final result even if you were absent for an exam.
We have summarised the changes for our affected GCSE, AS and A Level and Cambridge Nationals qualifications, if you are taking your final exams in June 2021.
We have published on our qualification pages, your guide to the changes overview documents. These summarise the changes for your affected qualification, what they mean for our specifications and how you will be assessed. At the top of each qualification page you will be able to access the document from within the notice like the one below:
We’ve produced some exam hints and tips for:
You can find these resources on the relevant qualification page under ‘planning and teaching’ then ‘planning.’
You can also download our 2019 exam hints for:
These are a great resource to use for preparing for the summer assessment. They highlight what went well in previous exam series, areas for improvements and also include some key tips.
We’ve published our revision checklist of the learning outcomes and content you need to cover and work on for:
Find these resources on the relevant qualification page under ‘assessment’ then ‘resources for students’.
The Exam Results Helpline – nationalcareers.service.gov.uk
Information on appeals, complaints and what your next steps might be once you’ve received your results.
Tel: 0800 100 900 (8am-10pm, 7 days a week)
Ofqual – gov.uk/ofqual
Student support phoneline if you want to find out more about how you were graded, the autumn exams series, how to make an appeal or raise a concern about bias or discrimination.
Tel: 0300 303 3344 (9am-5pm, Monday to Friday)
UCAS – ucas.com
Information on University applications.
Tel: 0371 4680 468
Young minds – youngminds.org.uk
Phone number: Text YM to 85258
Childline – childline.org.uk
Phone number: 0800 1111