Exam Information

School Exams

Year 7 to 10 School Exams begin on Monday in the second week after May half term.

Lower Sixth School Exams begin on Monday in the third week after May half term.

Mock Exams
Year 11 Mock Exams will begin on the first day back at school in January. 

Upper Sixth Mock Exams begin on the first day back at school after February half term.

Public Exams
If you are sitting Public Exams (GCSE/GCE), please take time to read the information on this page very carefully. You will find information about the exam board regulations you will need to follow, your exam time-tables and how to obtain your results.

GCSE and A Level Exam Timetables Summer 2021

GCSE and GCE Exam Timetables will be available from Hilary term.


When, where and how to receive your exam results will be published here once confirmed by the Awarding Bodies.

Candidates who are unable to pick up their results in person will need to fill in a permission slip (see below button to download). The person picking up their results will need to bring this filled in permission slip with them. If no one is available to pick up a candidate’s results, please contact the Head of Exams to discuss other options for obtaining exam results.

Exam policies

The school has a number of policies regarding exams. All are available upon request from the Exams Office.


Please note that while the OLA Exams Office has made every effort to ensure that the information contained on this page is accurate and up to date, the office cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions.

Under no circumstances shall the office be liable for any loss or damage arising from the use of or reliance on information contained within the site.