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At St Andrew's we offer a wide range of GCSEs, BTECs and other qualifications. 

GCSE grades are awarded to using numbers after moving away from the previous letter based system. GCSEs are awarded using a scale of 9-1, and U for unclassified grades. 

Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC)

are specialist work-related qualifications. 

BTEC Tech Awards are BTECs designed specifically for 14-16 year olds to study alongside GCSEs in schools.

Overall Achievements obtained can vary from Level 1 / Pass, Level 1 / Merit, Level 1 / Distinction, Level 2 / Pass, Level 2 / Merit, Level 2 / Distinction & a Level 2  / Distinction*

Key Documents 

Year 11 - Mock Examination Timetable - February


GCSE timetable (2023)

Exam policies: 

Internal appeals procedure

Internal appeals form

Exam information:

JCQ Information for candidates - Non-examined assessment

JCQ Information for candidates - Coursework assessment

JCQ Information for candidates - Written Examinations

JCQ Information for candidates - Privacy Notice

JCQ Social Media Information for Candidates

Should you have specific questions about examinations at St Andrew's please feel free to contact Mrs G Norman, our Exams Officer for further information (,
or Mr Mackay, Deputy Headteacher (, who oversees the curriculum and examinations. 

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