The key dates to be aware of are:
There’s going to be an extra exam series this autumn if you want to improve on the grade you get this summer. If you’re considering the option of an autumn exam, see our timeline which has the entry dates for autumn exams.
There are a few qualifications with changes to assessment for the Autumn exams, you can read the latest update for more information.
We’ve summarised the package of measures announced by the Department for Education/Ofqual consultation on changes to the assessment of GCSEs, AS and A Level exams in summer 2022 in our news story. See our latest subject information update for a list of the adaptations and non-exam assessment (NEA) for your AS, A Level and GCSE subject for summer 2022 exams. These apply to summer 2022 only.
The Department for Education has confirmed the timing of the 2022 results days.
Wellbeing and mental health are extremely important as we work through these extraordinary times. We’ve written some blogs which you may find useful:
Young minds – youngminds.org.uk
Phone number: Text YM to 85258
Childline – childline.org.uk
Phone number: 0800 1111
There are several organisations who can help and support you.
The Exam Results Helpline – nationalcareers.service.gov.uk
Information on appeals, complaints and what your next steps might be once you’ve received your results.
Tel: 0800 100 900 (8am-10pm, 7 days a week)
Ofqual – gov.uk/ofqual
Student support phone line if you want to find out more about how you will be graded, the autumn exams series, how to make an appeal or raise a concern about bias/discrimination.
Tel: 0300 303 3344 (9am-5pm, Monday to Friday)
UCAS – ucas.com
Information on university applications.
Tel: 0371 4680 468
We hope you got the results you needed this summer to progress to your next steps. To support you, please visit the dedicated page for private candidates for all the latest updates about this summer.
We’ve collated our most frequently asked questions to support you through 2021/22.