Dates and timetables

Find out when exams are, when results are out and when to submit coursework/controlled assessment throughout the year.

General exam dates

Exam dates for all other awarding organisations are available from their own websites.

For subject specific information about Technical Vocational Qualifications and Applied Generals please refer to TVQ administration page, the exam dates are now included in the timetables below.

Exam clashes

Despite the best efforts of all awarding organisations to coordinate exam scheduling so that clashes are avoided, you may find that some students' exams are scheduled for the same time.

Please refer to the JCQ Instructions for conducting examinations to see how these clashes may be managed.

Our exam dates

Confirmed timetables

Series Products Timetable Changes Published Updated
November 2016GCSE (re-sit only)
AQA Certificate
Functional Skills
Level 3 Extended Project
QCF
Confirmed version 1.0n/a28/02/16n/a

January 2017

ELC
Functional Skills
Level 1 and 2 Projects
QCF
Applied Generals
Technical Vocational Qualifications

Confirmed version 1.1Version control28/02/1609/09/16

March 2017

Functional Skills
QCF
Confirmed version 1.1Version control28/02/1630/06/16
May/June 2017

AS and A-level
AQA Certificate (Level 3)
Functional Skills
FSMQ (Advanced, including pilot)
AQA Baccalaureate
Level 3 Extended Project
Applied Generals
Technical vocational Qualifications

Confirmed version 1.4Version control30/06/1614/09/16
May/June 2017GCSE
AQA Certificate (all levels except Level 3)
ELC
FCSE
FSMQ (Foundation and Higher)
Level 1 and 2 Projects
QCF
Confirmed version 1.0Version control30/06/16n/a

Provisional timetables

Provisional Timetables for November 2017, January 2018 and March 2018 will be available from 31 October 2016.

Provisional Timetables for May/June 2018 will be available from 28 February 2017.

These pdf timetables are definitive.

Please check back frequently to ensure you have the latest version.

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