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2021 exam changes Our key dates for 2021 timeline gives you the most up-to-date information on all the key dates and deadlines for awarding grades this year.

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April 2021

1–30 April

Exam Preparation for All June 2021 series
Receive attendance records and yellow fixed address labels for May/June 2021

21 April

Entries for June 2021 series
Last date to apply for an entry fee refund for a student withdrawn from May/June 2021 exams

22 April

Entries for June 2021 series
May/June 2021 entries submitted on or after this date (excluding private candidates) are classified as very late and will be charged a very late entry fee, and you will be charged to make any amendments.

22 April

Post-Results Services for November 2020 series
Last date for exam scripts to support teaching and learning to arrive in schools/colleges - Access to Scripts service November 2020 series

26 April

Entries for June 2021 series
Closing date for May/June 2021 Private Candidate entries

May 2021

1–31 May

Exam Preparation for All June 2021 series
Receive and check in May/June 2021 question papers with dates between 7 June and 10 June 2021

1–31 May

Exam Preparation for All June 2021 series
Receive and check in stationery for May/June 2021

6 May

Post-Results Services for March 2021 series
Last date for March 2021 Functional Skills Review of Results

6 May

Entries for March 2021 series
Last date to request late subject awards for March 2021 Functional Skills English

7 May

Post-Results Services for March 2021 series
Earliest date for Functional Skills exam scripts to support teaching and learning to be returned to schools/colleges for March 2021

11 May

Post-Results Services for January 2021 series
Last date for exam scripts to support teaching and learning to arrive in schools/colleges - Access to Scripts service January 2021

14 May

Post-Results Services for March 2021 series
Last date to request return of Functional Skills exam scripts to support teaching and learning - Access to Scripts service March 2021

15 May

Non-Exam Assessment for June 2021 series
Last date for AQA and the moderator to receive internally-assessed marks/grades for May/June 2021 Functional Skills