Exams Office

Exams are an important part of your son or daughter's school life at St Birinus School or Didcot Sixth Form. If you have any queries regarding exams please contact:

Ms Caroline Fitzgerald - Exams and Data Manager
Mrs Jennifer Hughes - Exams and Data Administrator
Ms Alice Lee - Exams and Data Administrator


Results Day Summer 2024

A Level Results: Thursday 15th August

8am - 9:30am, SBS Main Hall 

Emails will be sent out around 10:30am to students' school email accounts only

GCSE Results: Thursday 22nd August 

9am - 10am, SBS Main Hall

Emails will be sent out around 11:30am to students' school email accounts only


Helpful info for Summer Exams 2024

Ofqual Student Guide 2024 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Ofqual guide for schools and colleges 2024 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Coping with exam pressure - a guide for students - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Student Checklist - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Exams in 2023 – everything you need to know - The Education Hub (blog.gov.uk)

Letter to schools and colleges April 2024 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Students advised to play it safe this exam season - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)



Letter to students from Ofqual and UCAS - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)





Exam Certificates are very valuable and can only be issued once.  Many employers will need to see them as part of their recruitment processes.


GCSE:  Provisional Monday 9th December - 3.30 - 5 SBS Main Foyer

A Level:  Provisional Monday 16th December 3.30 - 5 D6 Study Cafe

Please contact the Exams Team to book an appointment to collect your Certificates during school opening hours

You are also able to nominate a trusted person to collect on your behalf.  The person will need to bring Photo ID to the collection.

We also offer a chargeable (£7.85) UK postal service for Certificates to be posted.  This has been added to the SBS Parent Pay Shop.  Please email exams@st-birinus.oxon.sch.uk to let us know you have placed an order.
SBS Parent Pay Shop

Exam Certificates for students that took qualifications in 2023 will be retained in school and will be destroyed at the end of January 2025

GCSE Year 10 2023: We will hold your Certificates and Issue with your Year 11 Summer 2024 Certificates

GCSE Year 10 2024: We will issue with your Year 11 Summer 2025 Certificates

Where Exam Certificates have been lost or destroyed, it is possible to pay for certified statement of results from awarding bodies.  This link will take you to the relevant information:  https://www.gov.uk/replacement-exam-certificate



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