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Summer 2016 Examinations Results Information

Level 3 Results day is Thursday 18th August 2016 for the following:

  • AS and A-Level
  • Level 3 BTEC
  • Level 3 ifs
  • Level 3 Extended Project
  • Certificate Sports Leadership and Higher Sports Leadership

U6 students are invited to collect their results from the Focus Centre from 08:00 onwards. Examination staff will be available to deal with any exam queries and the pastoral team will be in The Link to assist with any UCAS clearing queries.

L6 students can access their results from the Student Portal from 07:00. If there are any queries about results, students are invited to come into college to speak to the Examinations staff from 11:00 onwards.

L2 Results Day is Thursday 25th August 2016 for the following:

  • GCSE
  • Level 2 BTEC
  • Level 2 ifs

Students are invited to collect their results slips from Reception from 08:30 onwards. The results will also be made available on the Student Portal from 11:00 onwards.

Summer 2016 Examinations Post Results Information

AS/A-Level post results services for May/June 2016 results

These services are available from results day. The Examinations team process the requests on the day of receipt as long as payment is received and the application form is signed and complete.

Enquiries about results

  • Priority Review of marking: A request to remark your examination script. This service should be used if you have a university place which depends on the result in question. Please be aware your mark could go up or down if re-marked. 

           Deadline: 26th August 2016 14:00

           (Outcome issued by the board within 18 calendar days of application submitted)

  • Review of marking: A request to re-mark your examination script. Please be aware that your mark could go up or down if re-marked

          Deadline: 20th September 2016 15:00

         (Outcome issued by the board within 30 calendar days of application submitted.)

  • Clerical Re-Check: A re-check of all clerical procedures. This service does not re-mark a script, but checks all of the administration processes relating to the script.

           Deadline: 20th September 2016 15:00  

           (Outcome issued by the board within 20 calendar days of application submitted.)

Access to Scripts

  • Photocopy Scripts: A priority service to receive a copy of your script and accompanied by a mark sheet to decide whether it is appropriate to apply for a re-mark of your examination script.

        Deadline: 26th August 2016 14:00

      (Copy Issued by the board by 10th September)

  • Original Scripts: Access to original script. Please be aware that if you request your original script you can not subsequently request a remark.

      Deadline: 4th October 2016 14:00

     (Issued by the board by 14th November)

Application forms for all of theAS/A-Level services will be available from the Examinations Office from Thursday 18thAugust 2016. Please note payment is required before the request can be submitted to the relevant awarding body and is either by cash or cheques made payable to “The Blackpool Sixth Form College”.

GCSE Post Results Services for May/June 2016 Examination Results

Enquiries about results

  • Clerical Re-Check: A re-check of all clerical procedures. This service does not re-mark a script, but checks all of the administration processes relating to the script

             Deadline: 20th September 2016 15:00  

      (Outcome issued by the board within 20 calendar days of application submitted.)

  • Review of marking : A request to re-mark your examination script. Please be aware that your mark could go up or down if re-marked

        Deadline: 2nd September 2016 14:00  

      (Outcome issued by the board within 30 calendar days of application submitted.)

Access to Scripts

  • Photocopy Scripts: A priority service to receive a copy of your script and accompanied by a mark sheet to decide whether it is appropriate to apply for a re-mark of your examination script.

         Deadline: 2nd September 2016 14:00  

        (Copy Issued by the board by 10th September)

  • Original Scripts: Access to original script. Please be aware that if you request your original script you can not subsequently request a remark.

      Deadline: 4th October 2016 14:00

     (Issued by the board by 14th November)

Application forms for all of the GCSE services will be available from the Examinations Office from Thursday 25hAugust 2016. Please note payment is required before the request can be submitted to the relevant awarding body and is either by cash or cheques made payable to “The Blackpool Sixth Form College”.

English GCSE Controlled Assessments 2016/17 Schedule

Controlled assessment is a form of teacher-supervised internal assessment and is part of the GCSE qualification.  Controlled assessments are a required element of the GCSE qualification and students must complete 4 during the teaching year. Students will be informed in advance of their room location for each of the assessments. The controlled assessments make up 40% of the GCSE qualification marks.

The schedule for 2016/17 is as follows:

  • Wednesday 12th October 2016 – Dragon’s Den
  • Wednesday 30th November 2016 – A Christmas Carol
  • Wednesday 2nd February 2017 – Descriptive
  • Wednesday 15th March 2017 – Narrative (Story Writing)

If you have any questions about controlled assessments please contact the English department staff.

Mock Examinations January 2017

Blackpool Sixth will hold mock examinations Monday 9th to Friday 13th January 2017. Individual student timetables will be released on the 9th December 2016.

Summer 2017 Examinations Schedule Information

Summer 2016 Examination Timetables Release – Individual student timetables will be released to students in April 2017.

Summer AS/A-Level Language Oral Examinations 2017 Individual student timetables to be confirmed in Spring 2017
Summer AS/A-Level Examination Season 2017 Monday 15th May to Thursday 29th June 2017There are no examinations during the Whit half term holiday Monday 28th May to Friday 2rd June 2017To download the A-Level Summer 2017 Examinations Timetable, please click here. (Available Sept 2016)To download the AS Summer 2017 Examinations Timetable, please click here. (Available Sept 2016)
Summer GCSE Examination Season 2017 English – Unit 1 and Unit 2 Tuesday 06/06/2017 09:00 – 11:00Mathematics – Paper 1 Thursday 25/05/2017 09:00 – 10:45Mathematics – Paper 2 Tuesday 08/06/2017 09:00 – 10:45To download the GCSE/Level 2 Summer 2017 Examinations Timetable, please click here. (Available Sept 2016)

Summer 2017 Examinations Results Information

GCE AS/A-Level and Level BTEC results day Thursday 17th August 2017

GCSE and Level 2 BTEC results day Thursday 24th August 2017

Contact details

If you have any queries then please contact a member of the Examinations Team on 01253 307093 or email on exams@blackpoolsixth.ac.uk. The Examinations Office is situated on the ground floor Brock Building, B014. Please contact the Exams Department prior to collection and report to Reception on arrival. Alternatively, write to Examinations Department, The Blackpool Sixth Form College, Blackpool Old Road, Blackpool, FY3 7LR.

Examination Office opening hours (term and holiday time) – We are open Monday to Friday 09:00am – 16:00pm. *The office is unavailable during the Christmas break and bank holidays. To see all the academic dates, please click here.

The Examinations Office is the department to contact for any queries to do with examinations held at Blackpool Sixth.

  • Advice on examination issues
  • Examination entries
  • Special consideration
  • Examination timetables
  • Access to scripts
  • Re-marking of Scripts
  • Certificates
  • Liaison with examination boards
  • Subject/candidate transfers