Churchill Academy

Summer Exams 2021

Award of Qualifications in Summer 2021

Public examinations will not go ahead in 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Qualifications will instead be awarded based on teacher assessment of student performance. 

 Information about the award of qualifications in 2021

We will update this page with further information when we have it. 

Results Days

  • AS and A-level results day is Tuesday 10th August
  • GCSE results day is Thursday 12th August

Read the Headteacher's letter here for more information about results days, centre reviews and appeals. 

All results will be published online in Insight at 8am. Candidate will find their results in the Assessments section of Insight on the page headed “Examination results.” Candidates should not come into the Academy to collect results.

See below for information about Centre Reviews and Appeals in case you are unhappy with your results. 

GCSE and Level 2 Qualifications Evidence Bank Forms

A level and Level 3 Qualifications Evidence Bank Forms

Centre Reviews and Appeals

What are my options if I am unhappy with my results?

If you are unhappy with your results, you should first of all contact the Academy. Candidates then have the option to request a Centre Review by filling out the Centre Review Form which will be available on this page from August 10th. The Centre Review Form should be emailed to Exams@churchill-academy.org as soon as possible so that reviews can be undertaken promptly, and at the latest by the dates listed below.

Download the Centre Review Form here (link will be live from August 10th)

What may happen to your grade during the centre review and appeals process?

If you request a centre review or an awarding organisation appeal there are three possible outcomes:

  • Your original grade is lowered, so your final grade will be lower than the original grade you received.
  • Your original grade is confirmed, so there is no change to your grade.
  • Your original grade is raised, so your final grade will be higher than the original grade you received.

Once a finding has been made you cannot withdraw your request for a centre review or appeal. If your grade has been lowered you will not be able to revert back to the original grade you received on results day.

What will be checked during a centre review?

You can ask the centre to check whether it made a procedural error, an administrative error, or both. A procedural error means a failure to follow the process set out in the centre policy. An administrative error means an error in recording your grade or submitting your grade to the awarding organisation. You must request a centre review before you can request an awarding organisation appeal. This is so the awarding organisation is certain that your grade is as the centre intended.

What will be checked during an awarding organisation appeal?

You can ask the awarding organisation to check whether the centre made a procedural or administrative error - or whether the awarding organisation itself made an administrative error. You can also ask the awarding organisation to check whether the academic judgement of the centre was unreasonable, either in the selection of evidence or the determination of your grade.

When do I need to submit my request?

You should submit a request for a centre review by 16 August 2021 for a priority appeal, or by 3 September 2021 for non-priority appeals. Once you have received the outcome of your centre review, if you wish to request an awarding organisation appeal you should do so as soon as possible. Your school or college will submit this on your behalf. Requests for a priority appeal should be submitted by 23 August 2021 and requests for non-priority appeals should be submitted by 17 September 2021. Priority appeals that aren’t submitted to the awarding organisation by 23 August 2021 will still be treated as a priority but they may not be completed in time for those with a higher education place dependent on the outcome of the appeal.

What is a priority appeal?

A priority appeal is only for students applying to higher education who did not attain their firm choice (i.e. the offer they accepted as their first choice) and wish to appeal an A level or other Level 3 qualification result. You should inform your intended higher education provider that you have requested a centre review or appeal.

What is your UCAS personal ID and why is it needed?

Your UCAS personal ID is the 10 digit code included in all correspondence from UCAS. This is only needed when submitting a Priority Appeal. It is needed to confirm that a student’s place is dependent on the outcome of the appeal.

Timetables for May Assessments

Exam regulations information for summer 2021 (legacy)

Exam Regulations and Information for Candidates

Social Media Information for Candidates 2020-21

Non-Examination Assessments 2020-21

Coursework 2020-21

On-Screen Tests 2020-21

Written Exams 2020-21