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2023-24 Exams and Assessments

EXAMS / ASSESSMENTS DATES
Year 11 GCSE External Exams - Summer Series 2024 Thur 2nd May until Weds 26th June 2024
GCSE Results Day  Thur 22nd August 2024 9.30am - 10.30am

 

Joint Council For Qualifications (JCQ) And Candidate Exam Information

 

Year 11 GCSE Summer Series 2024 Exam Timetable

The GCSE Summer Exam Series will run from Thursday 7th March until Wednesday 26th June 2024.  

Contingency Days

The following contingency days have been timetabled by the awarding bodies:

Thursday 6th June - PM

Thursday 13th June - All day

Wednesday 26th June - All day

These contingency days are designed to be used in the event of national or significant local disruption to examinations.  Candidates need to be available for each contingency sessions in case their exam is rescheduled to one of these dates.

Public Examination Start Times

Morning exams at 鶹ý start at 9.00am and the afternoon sessions start at 1.00pm.  Students will need to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the examinations.  Please note that for some students the afternoon exam sessions may finish after the end of the college day and any students who are normally provided with home to school transport will have to make their own arrangements.

Absence

Any candidate who is deliberately absent from an examination, which he or she is due to take, will be liable for the cost.  Justifiable absence must be explained by a parental note without delay.  In cases of illness, any student who wishes this to be taken into account by the Exam Board, should submit a doctor’s note (if possible) to enable the Exams Office to apply for a Special Consideration. 

Dress Code

Students will undertake examinations in full school uniform. 

 

Mr A To Exams Officer ato@christscollege.surrey.sch.uk

 

RESULTS DAY

Each exam series  (November, January and June) has its own results day.   

EXAM SERIES AWARDING BODIES RESULTS DAY
Summer - May/June 2024 OCR/BTEC, Pearson Edexcel, AQA, WJEC EDUCAS

Thursday 22nd August

09:30am- 10:30am

 

For the summer series of exams, if any students is unable to collect their statement of results on the day, the student MUST email the Exams Officer to give permission to nominate another individual to collect the results on their behalf.  This individual must produce photo ID before we can release the results.

 

External Candidates

Please note that Christ's College Guildford does not take external candidates for exams. 

We recommend that you contact the relevant exam board who should be able to provide a list of centres which do take external candidates.

Exam Certificates

After the Summer GCSE exam period, exam awarding bodies will send certificates after the completion of the Review of Results process.  These are normally sent to Christ's College during November.   

Students who will have the opportunity to collect their certificates at an Awards Evening held in November  There will also dates in December  and January where certificates can be collected. 

  • Ex-students are required to bring photo ID when collecting.
  • Ex-students may nominate another individual to collect on their behalf but MUST advise the Exams Officer in advance in writing/email (using their own personal email address).  The nominated person must also bring photo ID.

Please do not turn up to College to collect certificates outside the advertised dates without contacting the Exams Officer. To book a pick up time please email exams@christscollege.surrey.sch.uk

Certificates will normally only be kept for a period of one year, then they could be securely destroyed in accordance with JCQ regulations.  Please be aware that some Exam Boards do not offer a replacement certificate service. 

Exam Policies

You can find all the relevant 鶹ý Exam Policies for 2023-2024 here.

Exam Boards

Below are links to the relevant exam boards.

The relevant exam board for each subject can be found below.

Subject Qualification / Tier Exam Board
Art (Fine Art) GCSE AQA
Business GCSE Pearson
Computer Science GCSE AQA
Dance GCSE AQA
Design and Technology GCSE AQA
Drama GCSE Pearson
English Language GCSE AQA
English Literature GCSE AQA
Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE EDUQAS (WJEC)
French GCSE AQA
Geography GCSE Pearson
History GCSE

Pearson

Information Technology BTEC Pearson
Maths GCSE Pearson
Music GCSE AQA
Photography GCSE AQA
Physical Education GCSE Pearson
Religious Studies GCSE AQA
Science GCSE AQA
Spanish GCSE AQA
Sports Studies Cambridge Nationals OCR
Travel and Tourism BTEC Pearson

 

Government Education Websites

Here are the main Government Education Websites

GCSE Languages Entry Form - For languages not offered as part of CCG Curriculum

鶹ý Guildford firmly recommend that students sit any additional GCSE non-curriculum GCSE language exams in Year 11.

Should a parent/carer wish to apply for their child to take a non-curriculum language exam.  Please fill in the following Entry Form and note all the information required including fees, then email the completed and signed form  to Mr A To - Exams Officer,  E:  ato@christscollege.surrey.sch.uk

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