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Examinations, Assessments and Ofsted


Thomas Deacon Academy offers a wide variety of qualifications ranging from GCSE and A Level subjects to vocational qualifications such as BTECs, Cambridge Technical and IFS Certificate, an Award in Personal Finance.

The Exams Office is responsible for all public external exams and internal formal exams from Years 10 – 13. The Exams office liaises closely with Heads of Department and Subject Leaders to ensure that students are given the best chance to achieve successful outcomes.


Exam timetables are updated on the website periodically during the course of the year. Individual student timetables are published as required during the course of the year.

Results dates

16 January 2020       November 2019 GCSE Results

5 March 2020            AQA Jan 2020 Results

11 March 2020          OCR Jan 2020 Results

18 March 2020          January 2020 Vocational Results

1 April 2020                February 2020 Vocational Results

13 August 2020         Summer 2020 A Level Results

20 August 2020         Summer 2020 GCSE Results

Exam dates

Key dates 2020-21

Exam timetable - Autumn Term 2020

Year 11 Exams - catch up timetable

Below is the Year 11 exams catch up timetable for those who were absent last week and therefore missed all the core exams.  

Students will receive revised exam timetables.  All exams will be held in the Sports Hall.

The timetable is as follows:

Monday 30th November

9.15am          11 RE x 7

                        11 Physics x 49

11.15am         11 RE x 9

1.30pm          11 Maths P1 x 63

Tuesday 1st December

9.15am          11 English x 66

1.30pm          11 Maths P2 x 67

Wednesday 2nd December

9.15am          11 Chemistry x 68

1.30pm          11 Maths P3 x 71

Thursday 3rd December

9.15am          11 English Lit x 69

1.30pm          11 Business x 41

1.30pm          11 RE x 20

Friday 4th December

9.15am          11 Biology x 91

1.30pm          11 History x 42

Information for candidates;

Exam Policy

Coursework assessments

Non-examinations assessments

On screen examinations

Social media

Written examinations

Privacy notice 19-20

Unauthorised items

Warning to candidates

Latest Ofsted Inspection

Performance Tables


University Admission Tests

Thomas Deacon Academy is an open centre for Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing and therefore, for these tests only, we accept privates candidates to register here for the written tests listed below.  The Academy charges an administration fee in additional to any fees charged by Cambridge Assessment. For further information, please contact the Exams Office ( or



Art-Humanities Admissions Assessment


BioMedical Admissions Test


Classics Admissions Test


Cambridge Test of Maths for Uni Admission


Economics Admissions Assessment


English Literature Admissions Test


Engineering Admissions Assessment


Geography Admissions Assessment


Geography Admissions Test


History Admissions Test


Linguistics Admissions Assessment


Maths Admissions Test


Modern Language Admissions Test


Natural Science Admissions Assessment


Oriental Language Admissions Test


Physics Admissions Test


Psychological and Behavioural Science Admissions Assessment


University of Oxford Philosophy Test


Sixth Term Exams I, II, III


Test of Maths for University Admission


Thinking Skills Assessment


Thinking Skills Assessment Section 1 only