Examination Information

Important Notes for Students

Y7-Y10 End of Year Internal Exams 2023

Y7-Y9 Internal Exams Timetable

Y10 Internal Exams Timetable

Summer Exams 2023

Year 11 and Year 13 Summer Protocols

The summer exam window will start on Monday 15 May and close on Wednesday 28 June 2023.  

  • All morning exams start promptly at 9.00am.
  • All afternoon exams start promptly at 1.30pm
  • Please be at your exam room at least 10-15 minutes prior to the start time.

Summer Exam Timetable 2023 

Please see further information below regarding Contingency Days. 

Exam Contingency 

The awarding bodies have designated ‘contingency days’ for examinations in summer 2023.

In the event of disruption to a day of examinations in summer 2023, it is possible that there could be more than one timetable date affected following the disruption, up to and including the last contingency day

Dates: The afternoon of 8 and 15 June 2023 and all day on 28 June 2023

Important Note To Parents/Carers/Students: Please avoid making any holiday plans, etc. until after 28 June 2023. This is the official final day for the summer exam series.


  • Revision will be key to reaching your best possible grade.
  • Subject teachers will be sharing revision resources and ideas.

General suggestions would be to use:

Students must read and understand the JCQ guidelines for all public exams/NEA/coursework.   Please follow these links for further important exam information:

Information for Candidates from the JCQ

Unauthorised Items Poster and Warning to Candidates


Summer Exam Results Days 2023: 

A Level Results: Thursday 17 August 2023  (between 8.30am and 12.00noon)

Further details to follow.

GCSE Results: Thursday 24 August 2023 (between 9.00am and 12.00noon)

Further details to follow. 

If you are unable to come on the day and would like your results emailing to you, please complete the application form and email your request to anne.harvey@whgs-academy.org.

Useful Information for Student about Results

AQA   OCR   Pearson   Educas

Exam and Assessment Results

Key Stage 4 - 2022  Key Stage 5 - 2022

Key Stage 4 - 2021  Key Stage 5 - 2021

Key Stage 4 - 2020  Key Stage 5 - 2020

Key Stage 4 - 2019  Key Stage 5 - 2019

Key Stage 4 - 2018  Key Stage 5 - 2018

Key Stage 4 - 2017  Key Stage 5 - 2017

Department of Education Performance Tables

The Grading System 

Old A* - G Grades

New 9 – 1 Grades

BTEC Level Grades

Top of A*












Top of C












F / G






Collection of Certificates

Following the summer exams, certificates will be available for collection from the school School Reception from November between the hours of 9.30am and 2.30pm

Certificates belong to the student and, therefore, cannot be issued to any other individual without a signed letter of authorisation from the student and identification of the person collecting. 

Certificates can be sent via the post. As per exam regulations, the certificates will have to be sent by Recorded Delivery. There is a fee of £3.50 to cover this service. 

It is extremely important exam certificates are collected and kept secure as they are required for Higher Education and workplaces often request them. 

  • Summer Exams - certificates available for collection in November. 
  • November Exams - certificates available for collection in February.

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