What Month Are GCSEs Taken?

What month do GCSE exams start 2020?

These exams will start on Monday 2 November and finish on Monday 23 November.

The deadline for entries will be 4 October for English Language and mathematics.

For all other subjects, the deadline will be 18 September..

Are they getting rid of GCSEs?

In a poll of 799 heads, 86 per cent of school leaders said that GCSEs should either be scrapped and for assessment at 16 to be reviewed, or that they should be retained but reformed. Nearly two in five leaders (39.55 per cent) said they thought the qualifications should be scrapped.

What is going on with GCSE 2021?

Ofqual has not made a final decision on the timetable for 2021, and is still drawing up contingency plans for next summer’s exams. Ofqual has said a decision on if and when next year’s GCSE and A-level exams will go ahead is weeks away – and has floated the idea of online tests if necessary.

What month do GCSE exams start 2021?

15 May 2021 ELC and FCSE qualifications, Level 1 and 2 Projects. 31 May 2021 GCSE Art and Design and all Personal and Social Education (PSE) units.

How long do Gcses exams last?

Exam structure The new GCSE (9-1) Mathematics requires learners to spend a little longer in the exam hall than before. The previous GCSE saw learners spending between 3 and 4 hours (depending on the tier) in exams, split across exams ranging from 1 to 2 hours long.