When do GCSE and A Levels start and finish and when do results come out?

It’s exam time (Picture: Getty)

It is the time of year that many school pupils will be dreading as thousands put their knowledge to the test in their GCSE and A Level exams.

The revision period is pretty much over as the exams get underway across the country and continues for over a month.

It is an extremely stressful time for those sitting the exams, with all of them looking forward to the date in June when they can forget about study for the summer.

Here is everything you need to know about when the exams are and when the results will come out…

No one enjoys this time of year at school (Picture: Getty)

When do GCSEs and A Levels start and finish this year?

Whilst different exam boards have different timetables, GCSEs largely run from Monday, 14 May to Friday, 22 June (with the odd exception).

A Levels run on a bit longer, starting on Monday, 14 May but mostly finishing by Friday, 29 June.

To check the timetables of the specific exam boards, click the following links…

Hopefully it will be good news in August (Picture: Getty)

When do the results come out?

A Level results come out first, with students receiving the news on Thursday, 16 August.GCSE results come out one week later, on Thursday, 23 August.

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