Key documents & resources 2019/20

The exams management and administration process that needs to be undertaken for each exam series is often referred to as the exam cycle and relevant tasks required within this grouped into the exam cycle stages:

  • Planning
  • Entries
  • Pre-exams (exam preparation)
  • Exam time
  • Results and Post-Results

Key documents are divided into the stages of the exam cycle, supporting exams officers in understanding when these could be useful during the exams management and administration process

Guides provide overviews of processes and regulations, highlight key tasks and promote good practice

Checklists provide a means of self-assessment

Templates provide a starting point for undertaking/completing a key task or process and may be customised for use in a centre

Additional key documents – to support exams review and exam policy – are also provided 

Key documents are reviewed and updated each academic year


Updates & Information

Additional resources

The Exams Office takes no responsibility for any outcomes in centres as a result of the information provided on our website or within our documentation. It is the responsibility of schools/colleges to apply this information as they deem necessary within their own centre. You should always contact/refer to the relevant awarding body for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding their qualifications.