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External Examinations

Welcome to the Sullivan Upper Examinations page. Please use the links below to access the relevant information.  Information regarding Careers has also been included. For further information on Careers/Universities, please contact Mr D Matthews (Head of Careers).

If you have any queries regarding the Examination Process, please do not hesitate to contact the Examinations Officer.

Awarding Bodies

Sullivan Upper School uses the Awarding Bodies to offer GCSE, AS and A2 qualifications.  The Awarding Bodies set and administer the examinations, and are regulated by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA).  You will find on their individual websites information for teachers, parents and students.


Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA)
Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA)
Welsh Joint Education Committee (WJEC)
Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ)

Examination Dates

Oxbridge Tests

30 October 2019

GCSE & AS/A21 May 2020 - 19 June 2020

Contingency Day24 June 2020 - 24 June 2020

Results Dates


Examination Series       Result Publication

Summer AS/A2           13 August 2020

STEP                           13 August 2020

Summer GCSEs          20 August 2020

Please note that these dates are subject to change by the Awarding Bodies.

Information for Pupils



Internal Examinations

Examinations Timetable - November/December 2019