ExamsInformation

Summer 2022

In September 2021, the government announced the intention of returning to examinations this summer, following the disruption experienced over the last two years due to the covid-19 pandemic.

This summer, the exams will be taking place from Monday 16th May 2022 up to and including Monday 27th June 2022.


A Level Results Day - Thursday 18th August 2022

GCSE Results Day - Thursday 25th August 2022

Collection times will be confirmed. Results not collected will be posted to the address held on the school records that afternoon.

Any further queries regarding exams, please contact examinations@westminsterutc.ac.uk

A-Level and GCSE Summer 2022 Exam Timetables

GCSE timetable can be found here

A-Level timetable can be found here

Exams Guidance for Students and Parents 21/22

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Permitted Exam Stationery 21/22

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Malpractice Policy 21/22

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JCQ Information for candidates - Written examinations

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JCQ - Information for candidates On-screen tests

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JCQ Information for candidates – non examination assessments

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JCQ Information for candidates – Coursework

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JCQ Information for candidates – Privacy Notice

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JCQ Information for Candidates – Social Media

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Letter from Ofqual to students

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Instructions for Candiates

Information forCURRENT / FORMER STUDENTS

Certificates

Following the release of results, certificates will be issued - normally in November. Certificates are issued when a course has been completed in full. Certificates are not issued where a 'U' grade is awarded. We are legally obliged to hold these certificates only for 12 months after issue.

If you left Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC in the past year and did not collect your examination certificates, you can collect your certificates from the School Reception 08:45 – 15:45. Please check the Exam Boards for the subjects you sat to ensure you collect all your certificates.

If you are unable to collect your certificates, please submit the form from here

Mislaid your certificates and/or left school many years ago?

Exam certificates are unique documents and cannot be replaced if they have been mislaid or purposefully destroyed. In these circumstances, you need to contact the Exam Boards directly to obtain written confirmation of your grades (they will charge a fee for this). In most cases, you will have taken exams with several of the Exam Boards and, if you left many years ago, the names of the Boards may have changed, since several have merged or rebranded in recent years.

Examination Boards and Coursesoffered at Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC

We use four main Examination Boards (also called Awarding Bodies): AQA, Pearson, OCR and WJEC/Eduqas. All Exam Boards have websites where students and parents can find information on courses, assessment material, past papers, exam timetables, grade boundaries and much more.

Please see Exam Subjects and Boards for the Awarding Bodies and course codes at Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC.

Access Arrangements for Exams

Some students may require additional support when taking their exams.

Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC bears in mind that it has a duty towards students with learning difficulties and disabilities to make reasonable adjustments to examination arrangements.

Access Arrangements are organised in advance of an examination and are based on evidence of need and a child’s normal way of working. Access Arrangements fall into two distinct categories: some arrangements are delegated to centres, others require prior JCQ and Awarding Body approval.

Access Arrangements allow candidates/learners with special educational needs, disabilities or temporary injuries to access the assessment without changing the demands of the assessment. For example, extra time, readers, scribes and Braille question papers. Most arrangements are made on the basis of tests carried out by a specialist which measure speed, accuracy and/or comprehension. If the standardised score obtained is in the below average arrange, and therefore less than 85, a student may be entitled to extra time, a reader and/or the use of a word processor. Other specific arrangements are made for students with short or long term difficulties as necessary and dependent on their needs.