Candidate handbooks have been sent out to pupils who are sitting their GCSEs this Summer with information about their exams – please click here to view a copy.

The following guide from the Department for Education explains the changes taking place with GCSEs and the new grading system:

More information on the reformed GCSEs is available from Ofqual here.

Please click here to view the current JCQ notices and guidelines for candidates for 2018/2019.

We recommend you watch the following JCQ video on mobile phones in exams:

We have a number of policies relating to exams which you can view or download below:

If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to contact Liz Butler, Exams Officer, by email to or on 0161 883 2401 extension 1026.