GCSE 2021 – Appeals & Complaints

Summer 2021 - what to do if you think there has been an error in your grading

We hope that you are happy with your results and that they enable you progress into the next stage of your learning.

For some, this may not be the case, or you may feel that something has gone wrong.

Information here provides you with advice on what to do if you feel there has been an error with your grade.

The exam boards have published a number of documents setting out the arrangements for summer 2021, but here we provide for you guidance provided by the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), giving you an overview of the appeal process for students.  Please read the JCQ Student Guide – summer 2021 and accompanying Handout below, these will help guide you through the process.

JCQ Student Guide 2021 Handout

JCQ Student Appeals Guide 2021

If you do wish to discuss any of your grades, please contact the Examinations Office as soon as possible.  We can talk through what you believe is wrong, and advise you what you need to do next.

You can contact the Examinations Office by emailing Joanna Dyal (), or calling the Academy out of hours number on 07715 023958.

If you feel that you can improve on your grade, and would like to sit any of your exams in the autumn series, please read and complete the form:

Autumn Exam Series Application Form 2021

If you would like to proceed and request an appeal, you will need to complete the following form:

JCQ Appeal Consent Form 2021

Should you have any queries or questions at all, please contact the Examinations Office as above.

See our policy suite page for the Academy policies on Internal Appeals, and Complaints and Appeals procedures.


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