Dates and timetables

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

Exam dates for all other exam boards are available from their own websites.

Search for key dates

Use our key dates search to look up all exams and results dates, plus deadlines for entries, access arrangements and post-results.

Coursework and controlled assessment deadlines

Use our deadline finder to see when you need to submit coursework and controlled assessment to us.

Key dates calendars

Technical and vocational qualifications

For subject-specific information about our technical and vocational qualifications including Tech-levels and Applied Generals, please refer to our TVQ administration page. Exam dates for these qualifications are included in the timetables below.

Exam clashes

We and all the other awarding organisations do our best to coordinate exam scheduling to avoid clashes, but this is not always possible, and you may find that some students' exams are scheduled for the same time.

Confirmed timetables

Series Products Timetable Changes Published Updated
November 2017

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

Confirmed version 1.1Version control 28/02/17 13/06/17
January 2018

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

Confirmed version 1.2Version control 28/02/17 13/06/17
March 2018

Functional Skills

Confirmed version 1.3Version control 28/02/17 17/10/17

May/June 2018

GCSE
AQA Certificate (all levels except Level 3)
ELC
FCSE
FSMQ (Foundation and Higher)
Level 1 and 2 Projects

Version control

30/06/17 16/10/17

May/June 2018

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

Version control

30/06/17 15/09/17

Provisional timetables

Provisional timetables for November 2018, January 2019 and March 2019 will be published on 31 October 2017.

Provisional timetables for May/June 2019 will be published on 28 February 2018.

These pdf timetables are definitive, please check back frequently to ensure you have the latest version.