Exam Dates and Timetables
Summer 2024 Examinations
- Examination Dates:
- First exam: Thursday 9 May
- Final exam: Wednesday 19 June
- Contingency Days:
- Thursday 6 June (afternoon)
- Thursday 13 June (afternoon)
- Wednesday 26 June (all day)
A contingency date, is a day specifically set aside, should sustained, national or local disruption arise during the June 2024 examination series. If disruption happens, the examinations would be taken either for the first time or again on these days.
Therefore, students must remain available on the afternoons of Thursday 6 June and Thursday 13 June and up to and including Wednesday 26 June 2024.
Any holiday must not be booked until after this date, should an awarding body need to invoke its contingency plan.
An overview timetable of the main Y11 GCSE exams 2024 can be found here:
Individual student timetables will be published to Y11 students in March 2024. Students will also receive an updated timetable by the end of April 2024 to reflect any changes.
It is important that students look at the most recent version of their timetable for the specific start times/locations for their exams.
Exam Start Times
MORNING exams start at 9.00am
AFTERNOON exams start at 1.00pm
Students should arrive at least 15 minutes before the exam start time.
A “clash” means that you have multiple exams timetabled on the same day at the same time. In this case one of your exams will be moved to an earlier or later time, and you will receive an amended timetable. For more information about what will happen on the day please read the Clash Information document below.