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 2016 GCSE (re-sit only)
AQA Certificate
Functional Skills
Level 3 Extended Project
QCF
Confirmed version 1.0 n/a 28/02/16 n/a

January 2017

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

Confirmed version 1.1Version control 28/02/16 09/09/16

March 2017

Functional Skills
QCF
Confirmed version 1.2Version control 28/02/16 31/10/16
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 1.6Version control 30/06/16 29/11/16
May/June 2017 GCSE
AQA Certificate (all levels except Level 3)
ELC
FCSE
FSMQ (Foundation and Higher)
Level 1 and 2 Projects
QCF
Confirmed version 1.3Version control 13/10/16 29/11/16

Provisional timetables

Series

Products

Timetable

Changes

Published

Updated

November 2017

GCSE (re-sit only)
Functional Skills
Level 3 Extended Project
QCF

Provisional version 1.0

n/a

25/10/16

n/a

January 2018

ELC
Functional Skills
GCSE (re-sit only)
Level 1 and 2 Projects
QCF
Applied Generals
Technical Vocational Qualifications

Provisional version 1.0

n/a

25/10/16

n/a

March 2018

Functional Skills
QCF

Provisional version 1.0

n/a

25/10/16

n/a

If you have any comments regarding our provisional timetables please contact us by 31 December 2016, confirmed timetables will be published 28 February 2017.

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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