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Latest update: 08/02/2022 


Invigilator Recruitment 2022/2023


The Exams Office has developed an Invigilator Recruitment and Vacancy Map to support centres with recruiting invigilators. This service enables centres to advertise invigilator vacancies at no cost and is available to members of The Exams Office and non-members. Further information about the service is available here.

Latest update: 07/02/2022: Summer 2022: Advance Information now available

Latest update: 2021/2022 Adaptations to Vocational and Other General Qualifications Published


Further to the outcomes of the joint consultation Department for Education (DfE) and Ofqual on the arrangements for the assessment and awarding of Vocational and Technical Qualifications and Other General Qualifications in 2021/22, we have today published details of adaptations to the assessment of our vocational and other general (non-GCSE/GCE) qualifications for the 2021/22 academic year. Read more.

Latest update: DfE and Ofqual announce approach to grading and adaptations (GCSEs, AS/A levels – 2022)

The intended approach to grading, along with exam and assessment adaptations, in the summer 2022 series has now been set out by the Department for Education (DfE) and Ofqual. You can read the outcomes of the DfE and Ofqual joint-consultation on changes to the assessment of GCSEs, AS and A levels here. You can also read the DfE statement, and Ofqual has released a blog on it’s approach to grading and exams and assessments in Summer 2022 - here.                                                                                                               

Results Days 2022: The DfE has also agreed results days will take place on the 18th August (A levels) and the 25th August (GCSEs.)

Latest Update: Arrangements for Summer 2023


Please note that any proposed changes to assessment arrangements for Summer 2022 are not intended to be carried forward to Summer 2023. Centres should therefore be planning to deliver the entire specification for all subjects. Specifications can be found on our qualifications pages.