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UTC Reading Exam Handbook

Exam Timetables

Summer 2022 Exam Timetable 

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UTC Reading PPE dates

1 - 10 November 2021 PPEs for Year 11 & 13

31 January - 4 February 2022 PPEs for Year 10 & 12

1 - 9 March 2022 PPEs for Year 11 & 13

4 - 8 July 2022 PPEs for Year 10 & 12

Summer 2020 certificates

Summer 2020 certificates can now be collected from the School reception between the hours of 8.00am and 4.30pm, from Thursday 10th December until Thursday 17th December 2020 or from Thursday 7th January 2021.

Certificates are valuable documents and students are required to sign for them.

Students should choose from one of the following options;

  • Collect certificates in person.
  • To ask a sibling in school to collect the certificates on their behalf, the sibling must bring your completed permission slip and sign for your certificates.
  • If you wish any other friend or family member to collect them on your behalf then they must bring in your completed permission slip, signed by you.  

Lost Certificates can only be replaced by contacting each exam board and paying their fee of around £45.

Candidate permission form for representative collection

UTC Reading Key Dates

1 - 10 November 2021 English GCSE resit/ PPEs for Year 11 & 13

26 November 2021 NCFE qualifications exams

16 December 2021 A Level Results released

4 - 20 January 2022 BTEC and Cambridge National qualifications

13 January 2022 English and Maths GCSE resit Results issued

04 February 2022 NCFE Nov 2020 Results issued

24 February 2022 Other GCSE Results issued

10 March 2022 OCR Cambridge National January Results issued

23 March 2022 BTEC January Results issued

Exam Boards and Specifications

KS4 Exam boards and specifications

KS5 Exam boards and specifications


JCQ Exam Information

Non-Examination Assessment Policy can be found here:

Information for candidates: Coursework assessments

Information for candidates: Non-examination assessments

Information for candidates: Written examinations

Information for candidates for on-screen tests

Information for candidates: Privacy Notice

Information for candidates: using social media and examinations/assessments

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