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Exam Arrangements

We know that exams can be a stressful time, but we are here to help you settle those nerves and perform at your very best ability. This page contains all the key information that you need to be prepared.

If you need Exam Access Arrangements (extra time, a small exam room, reader etc) please make sure that our Exams Team know so that they can make arrangements before the exam date.

If you have any questions or wish to speak to someone about exams our Exams Team are always happy to help! Send them an email or pop along to visit them at our Holcot Centre.

All the exam dates for 2021/22 are provisional.

October RHS exams:

We do take external RHS candidates, please email

Monday 4 October 2021:

R2101Plant classification, structure and function.
R2102Plant nutrition and the root environment
R2103Maintaining plant health
R2104Understanding plant propagation

Tuesday 5 October 2021


Understanding garden features, plant selection and planning


Understanding the choice, establishment and maintenance of garden plants and lawns


Understanding the production of outdoor vegetables and fruit


Understanding protected environments and their use in plant cultivation

Wednesday 6 October 2021


Plant Taxonomy, structure and function


The management of plant health


The root environment, plant nutrition and growing systems


Understanding applied plant propagation

Thursday 7 October 2021


Understanding garden survey techniques and design principles


Understanding the selection and use of landscaping elements in the garden


Understanding the setting out and construction of landscaping elements in the garden


Understanding a range of specialist elements in the establishment of garden and urban plantings

November GCSE retakes:

Who can enter?

  • Students taking English and Maths for the 2021/2022 academic year this September.
  • If you attended Moulton College last academic year.
  • Unfortunately we do not take external GCSE candidates.

Next step…

If you are attending Moulton College this September (Academic Year 2021/22) please contact your English and Maths Department directly.

If you were a student at Moulton College summer 2021 but no longer attend College please contact

Exam Dates:


  • Tuesday 2 November 2021
  • Thursday 4 November 2021
  • Monday 8 November


  • Monday 1 November 2021
  • Wednesday 3 November 2021

January 2022 BTEC exams:

Wednesday 5 January 2022


Equine Structure, Form and Function (1h 30m


Unit 1: Animal Breeding and Genetics (2h)


Unit 2: Developing a Marketing Campaign (3h)


Unit 3: Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology (3h)


Unit 2: Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Wellbeing (2h 30m)


Unit 9 : Principles of Marketing


Unit 6 : Government and Protective Services (1h 30m)

Friday 7 January 2022


Unit 2 : Behaviour And Discipline In The Uniformed Protective Services (2h)


Unit 1: Professional Working Responsibilities (3h)


Unit 6 : Principles of Management (3h)


Unit 1 : The Role and Work of the Public Services

Monday 10 January 2022


Unit 22: Investigating Business in Sport and the Active Leisure Industry (3h)


Unit 13: Nutrition for Sport and Exercise Performance (3h)


Unit 1 : Animal Health


Unit 2: Plant and Soil Science (1h 30m)

Tuesday 11 January 2022


Unit 3 : Personal and Business Finance (2h)


Construction Principles


Unit 6: Citizenship, Society and the Public Services (1h)

Wednesday 12 January 2022


Unit 2: Functional Anatomy (1h30m)


Unit 3: Animal Welfare and Ethics (3h)


Unit 19: Development and Provision of Sport and Physical Activity (2h 30m)

Thursday 13 January 2022


Unit 7: Business Decision Making


Equine Diet and Nutrition (2h 30m)

Friday 14 January 2022


Unit 2: Animal Biology (1h30m)


Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology (1h30m)


Unit 1: Sport and Exercise Physiology (1h30m)

Monday 17 January 2022


Managing Equine Disease (3h)

Thursday 20 January 2022


Unit 3: Contemporary Issues in the Land-based Sectors (2h 30m)

If you are unsure as to whether you have been entered for a particular exam, please speak to your tutor.

Unfortunately we do not take external BTEC candidates.

MOCK exams:

Your mock exams will be set by your curriculum area, please ask your tutor for more information.

Summer exam dates:


Watch this space!

Covid 19 government guidelines we be followed throughout all the exams.

Please ensure that you bring the following to all of your exams at the College:

  • Your College ID card
  • At least 1 black pen and pencil
  • A scientific calculator (if permitted)
  • Water (this must be in a clear bottle without any labels)

Exam results day:

All exam results will be sent to your student email address.

  • October RHS-TBC
  • November GCSE retakes-January 13th
  • January BTEC-TBC
  • Summer BTEC L2-TBC
  • Summer BTEC L3 & GCSE-August 18th (provisional)

If you have any queries on the result you receive or your progression please contact your tutor.


All certificates are posted to the address we have on file, so please ensure student services have your up to date information.

City & Guild certificates are processed and posted in September/October.

BTEC & GCSE certificates are processed and posted in November.

Please contact Learning Support if you feel you need support in any of your exams, if you are new to the college and had support at your previous school.

This needs to be in place in plenty of time before your scheduled exams or it may result in the support not being available.

If you have support in place but don’t wish to use some or part of it, please contact Learning Support so this can be officially taken off your exam information.

  • Arrive at least 20 minutes before the start time of your exam so that you can find your room and seat number,
  • Any mobile phones, Smart watches, Bluetooth enabled devices / earphones must be switched off and left in your bag in the designated area.
  • It is an Awarding Body requirement that you remove any head-wear for any exam. If it is worn for religious reasons, please speak to your Tutor or the Exams Officer before the day of your exam.
  • The exam room temperature may vary so we recommend wearing layered clothing.
  • Updates and reminders about exams will be sent to you via text message so please make sure that our Student Services Team have the correct mobile number for you.
Notices for Candidates

Still have questions about exams?

Contact our Exams Team direct either by email or call on 01604 491131.


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