Examination Information

Examinations are an important part of school life throughout a student’s time at the Maynard. This may take the form of external A-level or GCSE examinations or internal end of year assessments.

It is important that the strict rules for the conduct of all external examinations are followed by each student and that both parents and students have information about the policies and procedures that are in place surrounding these examinations. JCQ, the Body that governs exam policy and procedure, issues information and guidance each year for students, which should be read carefully. The Examinations Officer will discuss the rules and what happens if they are broken in a dedicated assembly, but all relevant information is contained here for your information.  Students will also receive a booklet outlining key exam information.

(Information from JCQ: ‘’The 2020 timetable has a new feature – a contingency day on 24 June 2020.  This will be used if a significant, unexpected event arises nationally or locally during the exam period such that no students (or a large number of them) are able to take an exam when planned. Of course, we all hope there won’t be such disruption and that the contingency day won’t be needed. But students should be available throughout the whole exam period, including on that day, in case their planned timetable is disrupted.  You might want to add 24 June 2020 to your students’ exam timetables to make sure they all save the date and don’t make other commitments that could mean they are unavailable, just in case…..’’)

Public examination timetables, internal examination timetables, key dates, revision study tips can also be found when applicable.


A-level exams start Monday 11 May- end Tuesday 23 June 2020
GCSE exams start Monday 11 May- end Thursday 18 June 2020

A-level exam results released to students on Thursday August 13 2020
GCSE exam results released to students on Thursday August 20 2020

*GCE & GCSE Exam contingency date set by the Exam Boards should there be a national disaster resulting in the rescheduling of an exam:

Wednesday 24 June 2020