2022-23 Exams and Assessments

Year 11 GCSE External Exams - Summer Series 2023 Mon 15th May until Weds 28th June 2023
Year 7 - 10 Assessment Fortnight Mon 5th June - Fri 16th June 2023
GCSE Results Day  Thur 24th August 2023 9.30am - 10.30am


Joint Council For Qualifications (JCQ) And Candidate Exam Information

Information for Candidates - Written Exams

Information for Candidates - Coursework

Information for Candidates - Non Exam Assessments

Information for Candidates - Onscreen Tests

Information for Candidates - Social Media

Information for Candidates - Privacy Notice

Warning To Candidates Poster

Unauthorised Items Poster

Candidate Declaration Confirmation Form 2022-23

Candidate Briefing Instructions Before Exams 2022-23

JCQ Preparing To Sit Your Exam

OFQUAL Student Guide 2023


Year 11 GCSE Summer Series 2023 Exam Timetable

The GCSE Summer Exam Series will run from Monday 24th April until Wednesday 28th June 2023.  

CCG GCSE Summer 2023 Exam Timetable  (Simplified) Updated 27.2.23

Year 11 GCSE Summer 2023  Exam Timetable - Full 24.1.23


Parent Information Evening 28.2.23 Presentation Slides


Contingency Days

The following contingency days have been timetable by the awarding bodies:

Thursday 8th June - PM

Thursday 15th June - PM

Wednesday 28th June - All day.

These contingency days are designed to be used in the event of national or significant local disruption to examinations.  Candidates need to be available for each contingency sessions in case their exam is rescheduled to one of these dates.

Public Examination Start Times

Morning exams at Christ's College start at 9.00am and the afternoon sessions start at 1.00pm.  Students will need to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the examinations.  Please note that for some students the afternoon exam sessions may finish after the end of the college day and any students who are normally provided with home to school transport will have to make their own arrangements.


Any candidate who is deliberately absent from an examination, which he or she is due to take, will be liable for the cost.  Justifiable absence must be explained by a parental note without delay.  In cases of illness, any student who wishes this to be taken into account by the Exam Board, should submit a doctor’s note (if possible) to enable the Exams Office to apply for a Special Consideration. 

Dress Code

Students will undertake examinations in full school uniform. 


Mr A To Exams Officer



Each exam series  (November, January and June) has it's own results day.   

January/February 2023  OCR/BTEC BTEC Thursday 6th April
Summer - May/June 2023 OCR/BTEC, Pearson Edexcel, AQA, WJEC EDUCAS

Thursday 24th August

09:30am- 10:30am


For the summer series of exams, if any students is unable to collect their statement of results on the day, the student MUST email the Exams Officer to give permission to nominate another individual to collect the results on their behalf.  This individual must produce photo ID before we can release the results.


External Candidates

Please note that Christ's College Guildford does not take external candidates for exams. 

We recommend that you contact the relevant exam board who should be able to provide a list of centres which do take external candidates.

Exam Certificates

After the Summer GCSE exam period, exam awarding bodies will send certificates after the completion of the Review of Results process.  These are normally sent to Christ's College during November.   

Students who will have the opportunity to collect their certificates at an Awards Evening held in November  There will also dates in December  and January where certificates can be collected. 

  • Ex-students are required to bring photo ID when collecting.
  • Ex-students may nominate another individual to collect on their behalf but MUST advise the Exams Officer in advance in writing/email (using their own personal email address).  The nominated person must also bring photo ID.

Please do not turn up to College to collect certificates outside the advertised dates without contacting the Exams Assistant - Mrs J Edwards. To book a pick up time please email

Certificates will normally only be kept for a period of one year, then they could be securely destroyed in accordance with JCQ regulations.  Please be aware that some Exam Boards do not offer a replacement certificate service. 

Exam Policies

Exam Boards

Below are links to the relevant exam boards.


EdExcel  (Pearson)




Government Education Websites

GCSE Languages Entry Form - For languages not offered as part of CCG Curriculum

Christ's College Guildford firmly recommend that students sit any additional GCSE non-curriculum GCSE language exams in Year 11.

Should a parent/carer wish to apply for their child to take a non-curriculum language exam.  Please fill in the following Entry Form and note all the information required including fees, then email the completed and signed form  to Mrs A Edwards - Exams Officer,  E:

Non-curriclum Language Exam Entry Form


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