GCSE examination duration is a stressful time for kids – and relatives – all over the country.
From May until the finish of June, teenagers sat their tests before they scheming to conduct off for sixth form or college. Here’s all you need to know about getting your GCSE results.
When is GCSE results day 2017?
All results will be sent to schools or colleges electronically on Wednesday Aug 23.
The date students will be means to accept their grades is on Thursday Aug 24.
This year will be the first time ever that a numbers-based grading complement will be used, with English and maths students getting a measure from 1-9 rather than U-A*.
Last year, more than 71 per cent of girls achieved a C or above – compared with 62 per cent of boys – the biggest opening given 2002.
How can we collect my GCSE results?
GCSE examination results are sent electronically to schools and colleges and many pupils will have to revisit their school to collect up their grades.
If you are incompetent to make it to your school on results day, you may be means to arrange for them to possibly be sent to you around email or by the post.
Alternatively, you can commission a person such as a relations or crony to go to your school and collect your results on your behalf.
But this has to be concluded by the school previously and you will have to sign a minute of agree to concede the other person to collect your results.
What happens if we destroy a GCSE exam?
Most teachers tell pupils who don’t utterly grasp the grades they wanted not to panic as some of the exams can be retaken or even remarked.
Some colleges and sixth forms will still concede pupils to start A-Level courses, and equivalent, even if you have missed out on some grades.
Speak to the school to see if they can still accept you, or take you on for a opposite march or subject.
If you need to resit an English, English novel or maths exam, they can be taken in Nov and you can start your A-Levels in September.
There are other education you can get if you don’t get in to study A-levels, including apprenticeships.
When were the GCSE exams in 2017?
The categorical GCSE examination duration ran from Monday May 15 to Friday Jun 30, for those holding AQA papers.
For those holding Pearson Edexcel GCSEs, these were scheduled for Monday May 15 to Friday Jun 23.
The published starting time of all exams was possibly 9am or 1.30pm, with students holding some-more than one examination in a event sitting them consecutively.