Examination Information

Exam Boards

You can view further examination board specific news and information below – this information is useful for both parents/carers and students.

Examination Subjects 2023 – 2024

Subject & Subject CodeQualificationWebsite Link
Art & Design (8202)GCSEAQA
Biology (8461)GCSEAQA
Business (1BS0)GCSEPearson
Chemistry (8462)GCSEAQA
Computer Science (J277)GCSEOCR
Combined Science: Trilogy (8464)GCSEAQA
Design & Technology (8552)GCSEAQA
Drama (1DR0)GCSEPearson
Engineering (5799QA)Level 1/2 Vocational Award (Technical Award)WJEC
English Language (8700)GCSEAQA
English Literature (8702)GCSEAQA
French (8652)GCSEAQA
Geography (8035)GCSEAQA
Health and Social Care (BHS01)BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Tech AwardPearson
History (C100QS)GCSEWJEC Eduqas
Hospitality and Catering (5409QA)Level 1/2 Vocational Award (Technical Award)WJEC
Maths (IMA1)GCSEPearson
Music (BMP01)BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Tech AwardPearson
Religious Studies (8062)GCSEAQA
Photography (8206)GCSEAQA
Physical Education (8582)GCSEAQA
Physics (8463)GCSEAQA
Psychology (J203)GCSEOCR
Sociology (C200QS)GCSEWJEC Eduqas
Spanish (8698)GCSEAQA
Urdu (8648)GCSEAQA


JCQ (Joint Council for Qualifications)

We are required to conduct examinations and assessments for general qualifications in accordance with the JCQ regulations* and awarding bodies’ instructions. The school is regularly inspected (without prior notification) to ensure that these regulations are being implemented.

*The key JCQ documents for students (referred to by JCQ as ‘candidates‘) are shown below.

Information for candidates – coursework assessments

Information for candidates – non-examination assessments

Information for candidates – written examinations

Information for candidates – on-screen tests

Preparing to sit exams

Information for candidates – privacy notice

Information for candidates – social media


Our current Exam Policy can be found on our Policies page.