Exams, Assessment and Options

GCSE exams have been cancelled for Summer 2021 and replaced by Teacher Assessed Grades.  See the documents below for further details.


Important Information on Results 2021

JCQ Student Handout

JCQ Student Appeals Guide

Student request form for Centre Reviews and Appeals

JCQ Guidance for Y11 on Summer 2021 - March 2021

Ofqual Student guide to awarding in summer 2021 - May 2021

Welcome to the Exams and Assessment section of Lancaster Academy website. Here you will find information about all the external examinations taken by pupils, as well as the termly and annual reports we send home to inform parents of the progress their child is making during each academic year.  Year 8 Options information is also available here.


Exams and Assessment Officer: Mrs Jackie Bowgen
Vice Principal: Mr Tom Moore
Assistant Principal: Mr Tom Beaumont

The office can be contacted by telephoning the main school reception on (0116) 2703176 or alternatively, the following e-mail address can be used:

Key Information - Options

Options Assembly 2021
Options Booklet 2021
Options Form 2021
Key Information - Exams

The Exams team at Lancaster Academy oversees the administration of all external examinations that take place within the school. Please refer to the links provided in the table below for current exam timetables, our latest exams booklet containing advice and guidance for pupils and parents and other information relating to examinations and revision.

Should you have any queries relating to examinations, please do not hesitate to contact the Exams Officer on the contact details given above.

Our Summer Exam Timetable can be found below:

Summer Exam Timetables will be linked here when available

Information for Candidates:

Written Exams

Privacy Notice

Controlled Assessment

Social Media

Onscreen Tests

Warning to Candidates

Mobile Phone Warning

Key Information - Assessment

The Assessment team at the Lancaster Academy oversee the administration of the termly grade reports and full annual reports that students will receive once a year. Please refer to the Assessment Schedule provided in the table below for dates when reports will be sent home and when parents’ evenings will take place. Additional information explaining assessment grades used at KS3 and KS4 as well as national curriculum levels is also provided below.

Any queries relating to your child's school reports and assessment grades should be addressed to the Assessment Officer, Mrs Jackie Bowgen on the contact details given above.

How to understand Grade Reports:

Year 7 Grade Report Information

Year 8 Grade Report Information
Year 9 Grade Report Information

Year 10 Grade Report Information

Year 11 Grade Report Information

Assessment Calendar

Assessment Calendar 2020-21