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For up-to-date information on the cancellation of the summer 2020 exams in light of the covid-19 outbreak, please click here

The OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and RSA) is a UK awarding body that provides GCSEs and A levels in more than 40 subjects and more than 450 vocational qualifications.

Summer 2020 - the awarding of qualifications in light of the cancellation of exams and assessments

For up-to-date information and guidance from the OCR, you can visit its website here.

Final exam timetable published for 2020 Autumn exam series

The OCR has published the final exam timetables for the 2020 Autumn series for GCSEs, AS, A levels and Cambridge Nationals. These timetables can be found here.

The OCR publishes information on appeals process and result day guide

You can find information on the OCR’s 2020 appeals process here. The OCR has also produced a results day guide for students and their families; it provides information on the following:

  • How the OCR calculated final grades
  • What to do if students have questions about their results
  • Helping students consider their next steps
  • Information about the autumn exam series.
The OCR's resources on GCSE and AS/A level centre assessment grades

The OCR has created some quick guidance documents for heads of centresheads of departments and teachers to support the process for centre assessment grades and rank order. To accompany the guidance, the OCR has also created a useful timeline and some new guidance videos.

They have also produced an infographic showing the process for standardising grades.

Arrangements for Cambridge Nationals

The OCR's arrangements for issuing Cambridge Nationals results this summer have now been confirmed. Centres/schools will have a two-week window from 1 June until 12 June 2020 to submit centre assessment grades and rank orders. The OCR has produced some accompanying guidance documents for teachers and heads of department.

Arrangements for Cambridge Technicals

The OCR's process for issuing Cambridge Technicals Level 2 and Level 3 results this summer has now been confirmed. Centres/schools will have a two-week window from 8 June until 26 June 2020 to submit centre assessment grades and rank orders per unit. The OCR has produced some accompanying guidance documents for teachers,  heads of department and heads of centre. They have also produced a guidance video.

Qualifications
  • You can access information about the OCR's GCSE qualifications here
  • You can access information about the OCR's A level qualifications here
  • You can access information about the OCR's technical and vocational awards here.

     
Last updated 24 August 2020