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Exam Information

Exam Information Summer 2024

The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) have stated that for this academic year the afternoon of Thursday 6th June and Thursday 13th June and the morning and afternoon of Wednesday 26th June 2024 has been designated by the Exam Board as a 'contingency day' for examinations. 

These contingency days may be used if there is any disruption to a day of examinations - in the case examinations may be rescheduled. Therefore, students need to make sure they are available on all three dates and should not be away / on holiday on Wednesday 26th June. 

JCQ go on to say, if students are not available because they are on holiday on the day of their exams is rescheduled to a contingency day, they will not be eligible for special consideration by the exam boards. For this reason, JCQ requests all schools inform parents and students of this date so that it can be taken into account when making plans for the summer. 

As a school, we hope that the use of the contingency day will not be necessary. However, we feel we should pass on the JCQ information and request that students be available in case it is required.

Please use the JCQ link for information and guidance relating to examinations and assessments during 2023/2024:

Information for candidates documents - JCQ Joint Council for Qualifications



Summer 2023 exam certificates are now available for you to collect from Newcastle Bridges School reception.

It is important to take care of your certificates as the exam boards will not replace them if you lose them. A statement of results can be obtained, but this will incur a charge payable to the awarding body. 

We cannot hold certificates for more than 12 months so please make sure to collect yours. 

Well done on your achievement.