Examination & Results
Exam Office Details
Exams Office open hours: 8:30am to 2:30pm
Contact Email: email@example.com
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.
Examination & Assessment Timetables
Timetables for each exam series, once confirmed, will be published in this section.
January & February 2022
Each exam board has published their Summer 2022 timetable. Please refer to the links below.
A specific Stratford upon Avon School Summer 2022 timetable will be published later this term.
Important - Summer 2022 Contingency Date
The national contingency date for Summer 2022 is Wednesday 29 June 2022. It is important that all students who are sitting exams during other Summer 2022 series must remain available up to, and including, Wednesday 29 June 2022. This is in the event exam boards must rearrange exams due to a local or national disruption to the core timetable.
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 month period).
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.
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.
Post Results Services
Post results services are not available for the Summer 2021 series, this was replaced by an appeals process developed to support the awarding of centre assessed grades. The Summer 2021 Appeals window closed on 17 September 2021.
Post results services will be available for the exceptional Autumn 2021 exam 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 1 December 2021.
Full details of the collection process has been emailed to students and parents/carers. A copy of the certificate collection process can be downloaded here.
Summer 2020 Series
From Monday 22 March 2021 the opportunity to collect certificates resumed. It is 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.
Original document issued on 14 September 2021 - updated on 01/11/2021
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 within the Exam Procedures - Student Guide 2021-22.
Information for Candidates 2021-22
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.
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GCSE Exam Prep
Please see the link below for the latest GCSE prep: