Exam Information for Parents

The way GCSE’s are graded is changing the pamphlets below give information on this and how the school’s exam results (Progress 8) are measured by the government.

Changes to GCSE – click here

Progress 8 – Click here

Summer Examinations 2020

Summer Examinations 2020 

In response to the government information released in April with regards to examinations and the awarding of grades please see the key information below: 

  • All examinations this summer were cancelled. This meant that students were not given the opportunity to sit them. 
  • Teacher assessed grades, not target grades, were used to provide final grades. 
    *Please see summary document regarding the process for awarding grades. HERE 
  • Students will find out their grades on 13th August for A levels and 20th August for GCSEs 
  • Grades will be worth the same as any other year group that has previously been awarded grades by sitting examinations. 
  • If students do not agree with their grades they will have an opportunity to sit an exam in the autumn term.  
    AS/A level between 5-23 October. GCSE between 2-23 November.
    Deadlines for students to register their intention to resit exams should be received by;
    Friday 21st August for AS/A level
    Friday 28th August for GCSE
    More information will be given on results day however all requests should be sent preferably by email to craig.young@stjohnfisherschool.org.uk 
  • Following exams results day you may have questions. If this is the case please contact Mr Young (craig.young@stjohnfisherschool.org.uk) via e mail.