• "Teachers focus on helping pupils succeed in the Year 11 examinations." -OFSTED 2019

Hertswood Academy holds students’ certificates for one year from receipt. After this time, certificates are destroyed. Duplicate certificates can be obtained directly from the awarding body for a fee.

Please be aware of the following dates regarding upcoming exams:

  • University entrance exams for Year 13 will take place on 4th November 2020.
  • November GCSE retakes have been incorporated with the "new" Autumn Series which will take place on the following dates:
    • GCE: 5th - 23rd October 2020
    • GCSE: 2nd - 23rd November 2020
  • The deadlines for entry are:
    • GCE AS & A-level – 4 September 2020
    • GCSE (except English Language and Mathematics) – 18 September 2020
    • GCSE (English Language and Mathematics) – 4 October 2020
  • Year 11 mock exams will take place between 30th November - 18th December 2020.
  • We are awaiting confirmation of the dates for the 2021 January exam season (BTEC exams only).
  • We are awaiting confirmation of the dates for the 2021 Summer exam season.
  • The exam boards usually have a contingency date for the summer exams. This means that any student taking external exams in summer 2021 should ensure they remain available to sit exams up to the end of the summer term. Again, we are still awaiting confirmation of dates and will publish this as soon as we are able to.


Summer Exams 2020:

This academic year has seen some changes to the examination systems as a result of Covid-19. We are receiving regular updates from OFQUAL and exam boards. We will publish those that are relevant to our students in this section in order to ensure that you have access to the most recent information.

JCQ Information For Candidates

Your results - What happens next?

Students' Guide to Post 16 Qualifications

Students' Guide to Appeals


For any information regarding exams. please email exams@hertswoodacademy.org.