Key dates for 2020

To help you see what needs to happen when, we've laid out all the key dates and deadlines for awarding grades this year.

June

1 to 12 June

Step 1: Schools submit centre assessment grades and rank orders

Schools and colleges send us their centre assessment grades and rank orders (as well as grades for science practical endorsements and English spoken language endorsements) by 12 June.

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July

From mid-June

Step 2: Exam boards standardise grades

To make the process fair for everyone, we’ll use evidence such as prior attainment and national level grade distribution to standardise the centre assessment grades across all schools and colleges.

August

13 August

AS and A-level results day

Results day for AS and A-levels, as well as our AQA Baccalaureate, Level 3 Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), Level 3 Certificate and Functional Skills qualifications.

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20 August

GCSE results day

Results day for GCSEs, as well as our AQA Certificate, ELC, FCSE, Projects, Technical Awards and PSE qualifications.

September

4 September

AS and A-level entries deadline

This is the deadline to submit entries for the autumn series exams for all AS and A-levels.

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18 September

GCSE entries deadline

This is the deadline to submit entries for the autumn series exams for all GCSEs (except English Language and Maths).

October

4 October

GCSE English Language and Maths entries deadline

This is the deadline to submit entries for the autumn series exams for GCSE English Language and Maths.

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5 to 23 October

AS and A-level exams

From 5 to 23 October, students who have been entered for the autumn series will take their AS and A-level exams.

November

2 to 23 November

GCSE exams

From 2 to 23 November, students who have been entered for the autumn series will take their GCSE exams.

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