Academic Calendar and Events

Academic Calendar

The exact dates for informal and formal examinations are subject to change.

Externally set exams
January, May/June for BTEC and Cambridge Technical exams
May and June for A level subjects.
Links to exam boards timetables.

Exam board timetables are provisional and subject to change.
Cambridge Technicals - Exam Timetable 
Pearson/EdExcel – Exam Timetable
Non-exam Assessments 
For non-exam based assessments the dates will change according to subject.  Staff will keep students informed of key dates.
Mock exams
November – Year 13
March/April – Year 12 & Year 13
Praising Stars Assessments
These are held each half term to monitor progress.  During the mock exam period these results will be used to inform Praising Stars.

Information for Candidates from JCQ
This is a really useful link for students to gauge what is expected of them and also details the processes.

This link covers the following:

Coursework – 2020-2021 

Non-examination assessments – 2020-2021

On-screen tests – 2020-2021

Privacy Notice

Social Media

Written exams 2020-2021
JCQ current news releases – This link will keep you updated in the current situation.

Calendared Events


Medic Mentor Programme


GCSE Maths Resit External Examinations

GCSE English Resit External Examinations

Future Teacher Programme launched - OIE

Med Success Programme

Widening Access to Medical School

Nuffield Research Programme


Access Ed Programme


External Examination SeasonAQA Exam Board

OCR Exam Board

Pearson Edexcel Exam Board

WJEC Exam Board


National Apprenticeship Week

UK Careers Fair - Yorkshire


National Careers Week

What Next / What Career? - Virtual Event


UCAS Higher Education Exhibition - Sheffield