External Examinations


Welcome to the Sullivan Upper Examinations page. Please use the links below to access the relevant information.  Information regarding Careers has also been included. For further information on Careers/Universities, please contact Mr D Matthews (Head of Careers).

If you have any queries regarding the Examination Process, please do not hesitate to contact the Examinations Officer.

Awarding Bodies

Sullivan Upper School uses the Awarding Bodies to offer GCSE, AS and A2 qualifications.  The Awarding Bodies set and administer the examinations, and are regulated by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA).  You will find on their individual websites information for teachers, parents and students.


Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA)
Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA)
Welsh Joint Education Committee (WJEC)
Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ)

Examination Dates

Oxbridge Tests

30 October 2019
GCSE & AS/A2 1 May 2020 - 19 June 2020
Contingency Day 24 June 2020 - 24 June 2020

Results Dates

Examination Series Result Publication
Summer AS/A2 13 August 2020
STEP 13 August 2020
Summer GCSEs 20 August 2020

Please note that these dates are subject to change by the Awarding Bodies.

Information for Pupils

pdf Information for Pupils (46 KB)

pdf Post-Results Services 201 (76 KB) pdf 9 (76 KB)

pdf UCAS and University Information (152 KB)


  pdf GCSE 2020 Student Guide (966 KB)

  pdf GCSE Summer 2020 Exam Timetable (100 KB)


  pdf GCE Student Guide 20 (836 KB) pdf 20 (971 KB)

  pdf GCE (A2 & AS) Summer 2020 Exam Timetable (161 KB)

Internal Examinations

Examinations Timetable - November/December 2019




Contact us

Sullivan Upper School
Belfast Road
BT18 9EP