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.

November 2021

The Government is clear in its policy decision that GCSE and A-Level exams will go ahead in England this summer. Ofqual, the Government agency that oversees examinations, has issued the following open letter to all students to confirm the arrangements for regulated qualifications being taken in Summer 2022:

Open Letter to Students

Exam contingencies support:

Ofqual’s contingencies decisions document (published jointly with the Department for Education) and guidance on contingency arrangements, are now available and set out the plans in the unlikely event that exams are unable to go ahead as planned this coming summer.

 

JCQ has prepared a series of Summer 2022 contingencies FAQs to act as a reassurance to schools and colleges.

 

The government’s clear policy decision is that GCSE, AS and A level exams will go ahead in England this summer. JCQ and the exam boards continue to work, and to support students, schools and colleges, on this basis.

 

Ofqual has also written a series of open letters to private candidates, heads of schools and colleges and students to confirm the arrangements for regulated qualifications being taken in Summer 2022.

 

KEY DATES:

Upper 5 and Upper 6 Mock Exams: 28 February- 4 March 2022

Deadline for entry Autumn Series:     

Summer Exam Session 2022 (If they go ahead as planned):

GCSE begin on 16/05/2022

A-Levels begin on 23/05/2022

*All students should be available throughout the exam period up to and including the contingency day, Wednesday June 29 2022.

Results days Summer 2022: A-Level 18 August 2022 & GCSE 25 August 2022