Results are released to centres and candidates to allow any queries to be resolved before certificates are issued. Until certificates are issued, results are deemed to be provisional and may be subject to amendment.
Results are made available to centres from 12.01am the day before they can be released to candidates. This is known as restricted release. Results can be given to candidates from 8am on results day. Please see the JCQ guidance for more information on when results can be released.
The day before students receive their results, the following are issued:
The day students can receive their results. The following are issued:
As well as students’ grades and marks, there are a number of symbols that might appear in the EDI and XML results files and results reports we issue for general qualifications and Cambridge Nationals – we call these ‘results indicators’.
You’ll see an ‘X’ within Interchange and Active Results. This will show as ‘No Result’ on statements of results. This may be because:
This indicator may be shown next to a grade if the candidate submitted work for some, but not all, of the subject’s components or units.
If the result is showing as ‘Q’, a result is 'pending' or is currently unavailable. In each instance we should have contacted your centre beforehand to explain why the result is pending. If you have not received any communication from us, please speak to your Head of Centre who should have more information.
If the candidate has a ‘Q’ in the EDI and XML files or Active Results, please be aware these are snapshots of data and we may have been able to finalise the grade after the data was compiled. Please check the results section on Interchange for the latest results information.