Students to be given more time to prepare for 2021 exams

The government is announcing the summer exam series will start on 7 June and end on 2 July for almost all AS and A levels and GCSEs. Results days are Tuesday 24 August for A and AS levels and Friday 27 August for GCSEs so students will start the following academic year as normal. Given rising case numbers and the battle to suppress the virus, it is also right that there is consideration of the range of scenarios which might impact students’ ability to sit exams and develop contingency plans.  Read more