Academic Calendar and Events


Students should expect to be assessed every half-term in each subject and this information will be used to inform predicted grades that are issued through Praising Stars six times each academic year.

Main Exams 

Main exams are conducted in May and June for AS and A level subjects.
The links to all exam boards and their current (provisional) timetables for exams and non – exam assessments are below:

Please be aware these are provisional and are subject to change. 

Pearson/EdExcel - Dates and Timetable
Cambridge Technicals - Dates and Timetable 

Once students have been entered into their exams, a timetable detailing the subject, paper entered into and also exam time and date will be issued. 

Non-exam Assessments 

The dates for non-exam assessments are dependent on the course. There could be a specific ‘exam window’ for example or there may be a longer period to undertake assessments. Teachers will keep you informed of the key dates relevant to your subject.


Mock exams take place in February and late June/ early July of Year 12 and January and March (in some subjects) of year 13. This is subject to change.

JCQ Information and Links (from the JCQ website)

There has been a lot of changes within education in the current pandemic, which understandably can cause stress and confusion. The JCQ provides the most up to date information which also details the processes involved in exams.

This link covers the following:


Non-examination assessments

On-screen tests

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Social Media

JCQ current news releases – This link will keep you updated in the current situation.