Exam Timetable - Summer 2020
The GCSE timetable for Summer 2020 is available here
Individual student timetables will be distributed to students with their seat numbers shortly after the Easter holidays.
JCQ (Exam Board regulator) has stated that all students sitting exams in the summer must remain available until Wednesday 24 June 2020. This date has been set by the Exam Boards as a contingency day and will be used in the event of national or local disruption to exams. All Year 10, Year 11 and Year 12/Year 13 students should therefore be available on this date.
All other exams, for Year 11 and Year 12/Year 13 will commence after Easter (w/c 20 April) with the practical/speaking exams, and the main written exams from 11 May until the 24 June.
Results Days 2020
Thursday 13 August - Year 12/Year 13 Students
Thursday 20 August – Year 11 Students
RESULTS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR COLLECTION FROM 9:30am
If you are unable to collect your results in person and you would like:
an electronic copy, please provide the Exams Office with your email address and you will receive your copy before 4.00pm
a paper copy, please write a letter authorising for someone to collect results on your behalf. The letter must be sent to Holderness Academy before the end of term. Alternatively, the person who will be collecting your results can bring the letter on the day. The letter must be signed by you. Results will not be issued to another person without the necessary letter of authority. Any person collecting results on your behalf must have photo identification.
Please email urgent enquiries to email@example.com
Enquiries about results (EARs)
EARs may be requested by centre staff or the candidate following the release of results. A request for a review of marking or clerical check requires the written consent of the candidate. A request for a re-moderation of internally assessed work may be submitted without the consent of the group of candidates.
Candidates can make a request for an EAR and this will be paid for by the candidate. The Exams Officer will process any review of marking request made by candidates; it is not the Exams Officer’s responsibility to decide whether or not a review of marking is advisable.
For more information regarding Post-Results Service please visit JCQ website https://www.jcq.org.uk/exams-office/post-results-services/post-results-services-june-2019-and-november-2019
Notices To Candidates
The Joint Council for Qualifications publishes Notices to Candidates on their website http://www.jcq.org.uk/exams-office/information-for-candidates-documents including important guidance on written exams, privacy and social media.
Guidance for Students and Parents can be found on the Gov website by clicking on the link below. This explains to students how they can avoid making mistakes which could lose them marks or lead to disqualification from an exam.
Please click on the link below to find information on how Parents/Carers can help students with exam stress on the NHS website.
This useful video gives guidance to candidates to make sure that they are fully prepared for examinations: