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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.


Exam Start Time

Exam Code

Exam Title




GCSE English Component 1 (1h45m)



1MA1 1F

GCSE Maths paper 1 : Non Calculator (1h30m)




GCSE English Component 2 (2h)



1MA1 2F

GCSE Maths paper 2 : Calculator (1h30m)



1MA1 3F

GCSE Maths paper 3 : Calculator (1h30m)

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)
  • 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.

November GCSE results will be published as follows:

  • 14th January 2021

Results will be available to collect from the Exams Office at Holcot Centre or if you are studying at Higham Centre, from Reception.

Results will also be sent to Student email accounts.

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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