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Examination & Results


Exam Office Details

Exams Office open hours:   8:30am to 2:30pm

Contact Email:

At Stratford upon Avon School there are usually the following main examination seasons:

  • November:  GCSE Re-sits
  • May/June:    GCSE and A Levels

In addition there are:

  • March/April/May: GCSE Practical Exams
  • January/April/July:  External and internal mock exams

Details of each exam series will be confirmed in advance with a timetable published in the Examination and Assessment Timetables section below.

Summer 2021 - Important Exam Updates

Summer 2021 Results & Appeals

9 August 2021

JCQ have issued documents for students to support the issue of results and the appeals process.

JCQ Summer 2021 Student Appeals Guide

JCQ Summer 2021 Student Appeals Handout


19 July 2021

Mr Lister has prepared a video presentation to support the issue of results in August and the appeals process.  Please access the presentation below.

Summer 2021 Results video presentation from Mr Lister


7 July 2021

We have prepared an information booklet to support the Summer 2021 results and appeals process.  A copy of the booklet can be downloaded along with editable copies of requests forms.

Summer 2021 Results & Appeals - Student & Parent Information

JCQ Appeal Request form (editable)

Autumn 2021 Exam Series - Intention to Enter form (editable)

Any queries relating to results and appeals should be sent to

More information concerning Summer 2021 can be found in the Summer 2021 Exam Updates and Information section, including FAQs.

Examination & Assessment Timetables

Timetables for each exam series, once confirmed, will be published in this section. 


Sixth Form After School Assessment Timetable - wc 27 September 2021



Autumn 2021

Autumn 2021 A Level Exam Timetable

Entry requests for the Autumn 2021 GCSE exam series must be submitted to the Exams Office via an Autumn 2021 Exam Series - Intention to Enter form (editable)The submission deadlines are:

GCSE:      11am on Monday 27 September 2021

The A Level entry deadline closed on Monday 6 September 2021



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Exam timetables | Pearson qualifications



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Private Candidates

Stratford upon Avon School can only accept private entry requests from candidates if they were on roll at school and sat exams, or completed qualifications, during the previous academic year (or within the previous 12 months).

Important Public Health Information

There are vital public health measures put in place by government that must be followed by all to minimise the risk of transmission of Covid-19 across communities.  Please read carefully the Covid-19 Public Health Advice - exams 2020-21 which details how Stratford upon Avon School will manage and mitigate health risks for those involved in delivering and sitting exams.

Covid-19 Public Health Advice - exams 2020-21 (12.01.2021)

Updates to this advice will be made as government guidance is published.

Travelling to and from school

Please refer to government guidance for travel which must be followed when travelling to and from school.

Gov UK - Safer Travel Guidance for Passengers

Post Results Services

Post results services are available for the Autumn 2020 series.  Please contact the Exams Office directly for more information. 

Collection of Certificates

Summer 2021 Series

Certificates for results from the Summer 2021 series will be made available for collection from early December 2021 (subject to receipt from exam boards).

Full details of the collection process will be emailed to students and parents/carers during the Autumn 2021 term and posted in this section.


Summer 2020 Series

From Monday 22 March 2021 the opportunity to collect certificates will resume.  It will be a strict appointment only process to ensure staff and public safety.  To arrange collection of certificates for qualifications achieved at Stratford upon Avon School please email:

Please be aware that the certificate collection process is subject to change following any government Covid-19 Public Health announcements.

Review of Coursework/NEA Marking Appeals Policy

Student Exam Procedures

Students must ensure that they are familiar with the regulations of exams and processes that are in place to support them.  The Exam Procedures - Student Guide 2021-22 contains key information that all students taking external assessments and exams during 2021-22 must read.

Exam Procedures - Student Guide 2021-22

Document issued on 14 September 2021.


Private Candidates

Stratford upon Avon School can only accept private entry requests from candidates if they were on roll at school and sat exams, or completed qualifications, during the previous academic year (or within the previous 12 months).

Key JCQ Documentation

JCQ (Joint Council for Qualifications) have produced information for candidates which provide you with important information regarding coursework, non-exam assessments as well as written and oral examinations.  Each document should be read by all students completing controlled assessments,  coursework or non-exam assessments and taking external exams.  Each document is all contained with thin the Exam Procedures - Student Guide 2020-21.

Information for Candidates 2021-22

JCQ Information for Candidates - Written Exams

JCQ Information for Candidates - Onscreen tests

JCQ Information for Candidates - Coursework

JCQ Information for Candidates - Non Examined Assessments

JCQ Information for Candidates - Social Media

JCQ Information for Candidates - Privacy Notice


The  JCQ documents are for all schools in England and Wales to ensure consistency of approach and the integrity of the examination system.

Examination Guidance - On the Day

Ensure you know exactly when your exams are by referring to your exam timetable.

Remember to bring the correct equipment to each exam - a minimum of a black pen  (not gel), a pencil and a rubber in a clear, uncoloured pencil case.

If you bring a bottle of water to the exam you must remove the label and ensure it is no bigger than 500ml, clear and uncoloured.

Mobile phones, smart watches and all types of data storage devices are strictly prohibited in all exam rooms.  This includes headphones and ear buds.

Wrist watches of any kind are also prohibited in the exam rooms

All students are expected in full school uniform for each exam.

And finally...... arrive in good time, at least 15 minutes before the start of the published exam time.

Awarding Body Information

At Stratford upon Avon School we are registered with a range of awarding bodies in order to deliver a wide range of qualifications. 

Below are details of the key awarding bodies with whom we work with and a link to their site for helpful materials.  Please note that the most recent papers are not available for general public access.


Devas Street
M15 6EX



190 High Holborn



Syndicate Building
1 Hills Road



245 Western Avenue

GCSE Exam Prep

Please see the link below for the latest GCSE prep: