Exam Information

      School Exams

      Year 7 to 10 School Exams begin on Monday in the second week after May half term.

      Lower Sixth School Exams begin on Monday in the third week after May half term.

      Mock Exams
      Year 11 Mock Exams will begin on the first day back at school in January. 

      Upper Sixth Mock Exams begin on the first day back at school after February half term.

      Public Exams
      If you are sitting Public Exams (GCSE/GCE), please take time to read the information on this page very carefully. You will find information about the exam board regulations you will need to follow, your exam time-tables and how to obtain your results.

      GCSE and GCE Exam Timetables will be available from Hilary term.


      When, where and how to receive your exam results

      Printable Exam Permission Slip


      Exam policies

      The school has a number of policies regarding exams. All are available upon request from the Exams Office.


      Information for Candidates

      Exam Contingency Day 2020

      National exam contingency day is on 24 June 2020. Please note this date. Should sustained national or local disruption arise during this year's examination series, the time up to and including the contingency day will be used to deliver exams not held when originally envisaged.

      Exam information from the Joint Council for Qualification

      On-screen tests 

      Written exams 

      Privacy Notice

      Non-examination assessments 

      GCE, ELC and Project qualifications - coursework assessments 

      Examinations/assessments and social media

      information from Cambridge assessment international education (CIE)



      Please note that while the OLA Exams Office has made every effort to ensure that the information contained on this page is accurate and up to date, the office cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions.

      Under no circumstances shall the office be liable for any loss or damage arising from the use of or reliance on information contained within the site.