Exams administration updates
Thursday 30 Nov 2023
Ofqual has recently published new and updated guides for schools, colleges and students for November 2023 and summer 2024 exams. Learn more.
Thursday 9 Nov 2023
We understand the importance of safeguarding within schools and colleges, and we appreciate the challenges that can be faced during visiting exams for our subjects with visiting components. To help improve your experience during visiting exams, we’ve provided some useful safeguarding guidance. Find out more.
Wednesday 1 Nov 2023
Ofqual has released guidance on collecting student performance evidence. This is to ensure resilience in the qualifications system for GCSEs, AS levels, A-levels, and Project Qualifications in the unlikely event that government determines that exams are not able to go ahead. Find out more.
Tuesday 12 Sep 2023
For GCSE Geography Paper 3 (8035/3): Geographical applications, the duration of the exam has changed from 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes. This change affects exams in summer 2024 onwards.
Thursday 31 Aug 2023
Read our security tips for exams officers and learn how to handle data securely and protect your school or college against cyber security attacks.
Wednesday 5 Jul 2023
We've published our entry fees for summer 2024 exams.
Wednesday 5 Jul 2023
Find out when we’ll be publishing 2022/23 question papers, mark schemes and reports on the exam.
Thursday 18 May 2023
If you are missing question papers on the day of an exam, you will be able to download them from Centre Services, our secure extranet. Question papers will be available to download 90 minutes before the exam’s published starting time.
Tuesday 2 May 2023
We want to remind you of the support students with colour vision deficiency (CVD) can receive on the day of their exam.
Wednesday 29 Mar 2023
The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) has published guidance to give teachers and assessors the information they need to identify, report and investigate student malpractice, including the misuse of artificial intelligence (AI).
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Parents and students should contact their school or college in the first instance.