The Exams Officer at Great Sankey High School can be contacted either by telephone on 01925 724118 or by email clare.delmont@greatsankey.org

General Exam Information

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Summer 2021

How GCSEs And A Levels Will Be Awarded In Summer 2021

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At this stage we do not have any further information following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday 4th January 2021 that Summer exams will not go ahead as normal.  We will try to ensure this page remains up to date as well as our social media platforms.

In the meantime, Ofqual have issued a message to students asking them to “continue to engage as fully as you can in your education”.  https://www.gov.uk/government/news/a-message-from-simon-lebus-chief-regulator-on-exams-in-2021

Following an announcement from Department for Education on 12th October 2020 please see below for information regarding key dates for Summer 2021.

Summer series begins:  Monday 7th June 2021*
Summer series finishes:  Friday 2nd July 2021
GCE Results Day:  Tuesday 24th August 2021
GCSE Results Day:  Friday 27th August 2021

*with the exception of paper 1 for GCSE English and Maths and some other GCE subjects which will take place before May half term – we will keep this page updated as more information is issued.

Internal Examinations 

Year 11 will sit further internal examinations in English, Maths and Science week commencing Monday 9th March 2020.

We will keep this section updated with information regarding pre-public/internal examinations for Year 10, 11, 12 and 13.

Pre-Public Examinations

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Notice to candidates (JCQ documents)

The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) oversees all aspects of examinations and assessments. Candidates must read the notices to candidates prior to starting any non-examination assessments, course work, onscreen tests or sitting examinations. This information has also been emailed to all Year 10 to Year 13 students.

Please follow this link to find information for candidate documents https://www.jcq.org.uk/exams-office/information-for-candidates-documents

Results day and post results service

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Results day can be very exciting and daunting in equal measures for some students.  Great Sankey High School staff will be onsite to share this special moment and offer support and guidance.

We look forward to seeing you on your Results Day.

Certificates

Please contact the Exams Officer via email to arrange collection of your certificates clare.delmont@great sankey.org

Certificates are only required to be kept for a minimum of 12 months.  After this time, the school is able to destroy any uncollected certificates.  We will aim, where possible, to keep them for 24 months.  Please contact the Exams Officer to check if we still hold them, if we do not, information on obtaining replacement certificates can be found on: https://www.gov.uk/replacement-exam-certificate

Not all awarding bodies offer a replacement certificate service.  In such circumstances the awarding body will issue a Certifying Statement of Results.  Where either a replacement certificate or Certifying Statement of Results is issued, it will provide an accurate and complete record of results for all qualifications covered by the original certificate.

Third Party Collection Form

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If someone is collecting certificates or results on your behalf, please complete the form. Please ensure the person collecting has photo ID with them.

Useful links

Joint Council for Qualifications https://www.jcq.org.uk/

OFQUAL https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ofqual

AQA Student and Parent Support https://www.aqa.org.uk/student-and-parent-support

Eduqas Student Support https://www.eduqas.co.uk/students/

OCR Student Support https://ocr.org.uk/students/

Pearson (Edexcel) Student Support https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/support/support-for-you/students.html

WJEC Student Support https://www.wjec.co.uk/students/