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 Please Note that GCSE RESULTS DAY is on:

Thursday 12th August 2021 - 10am


After you have recieved your results you may wish to seak an appeal for certain subject/s grades, please speak to either Mr Sharp/Mr Doe, your Subject Teacher or Miss Blakey for more guidance/information on the process.

If after seaking advice you do wish to seek an appeal please use this link to access the Student Request Form which once completed should be emailed to


 UPDATE 28th June 2021 - Please use the below link to access a guide which you may find helpful in understanding how your grades have been informed. It also gives details on What to do if you think your grade is wrong (further details will be provided to you on results day)

Student Guide to Awarding Summer 2021

 Update February 25th - Outcome of consultation for how grades will be awarded Summer 2021:

Government Outcome of Consultation Summer 2021

JCQ Guidance for Students, Parents and Guardians GCSEs Summer 2021


Year 11 November PPE's - TBC 

Year 11 March PPE's - TBC

Provisional - Summer 2022

Year 10 June PPE's - TBC 2022

Autumn Resit Timetable (provisional)



GCSE Results Day - Thursday 12 August 2021

Any results not collected from the school by 12 noon will be posted, first-class, to your home address - you should ensure the school has your correct address before school closes for summer on Thursday 16 July 2021.  If you are unable to collect your results you may:

  • ask for your results to be emailed to you; or 

  • request that an adult relative collects your results on your behalf (identification must be shown when collecting the results).

Please provide a letter to, Miss Blakey - Examinations officer, signed by the student before the end of term advising the method you would like to receive your results.

N/A - GCSE Contingency days - 28 June - 16 July 2021 - all year 11 students need to be available for these days

It is a requirement of the Joint Council for Qualifications that all students being entered for exams in Summer 2021 are available until Friday 16 July 2021.  Please see the guidance given below from the Department for Education which provides an example of how these days might be used.

If a student misses all GCSE assessments in a subject due to sickness related to coronavirus (COVID-19), or the need to self-isolate and is unable to access the special consideration process, they will be eligible to sit a single contingency paper. This will take place between 28 June to 16 July 2021 and timetabled to allow at least a 10-day gap after each subject’s final paper in the main series. 


All external/internal examinations are conducted according to the procedures set out by the Awarding Bodies and the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ). Please familiarise yourself with the following JCQ regulations & St Thomas More School policies:

Information for Candidates

Exam Room Posters

St Thomas More School Policies


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