During Year 10 and Year 11 you will be entered for GCSEs and other exams at Murray Park School. You will find important information about what you should and shouldn’t do together with timetables on these pages. If you are unsure about anything to do with exams you can always speak to the Exams Officer (Mrs Boots) or your Form Tutor or Head of Year.

You can contact the exams office on 01332 540024 or email:


External exam dates 2022 (full timetables will be provided in due course)

January 11 – Engineering

January 14 – Construction (Year 11)

January 24 – 28 provisional MFL speaking test week (mock exams)

February 9 – Health & Social Care

February 10 – Digital IT

March 16 – Hair & Beauty Theory

March 21 – April 1 – mock exams

April 4 – 8 –  Modern Foreign Languages speaking test week (final)

May 11 – first written exams for Summer 2022

June 29 – last day written exams can take place (Contingency Day 2022 – students must be available to sit exams)

August 25 – GCSE Results Day

Regulations and Documents to Read

There are rules around sitting exams and you should read the documents below, make sure you understand them and ask questions if you need to. If you fail to follow regulations, issued by the Joint Council for Qualifications, you may be disqualified from the paper, the subject or all subjects. Murray Park School expects you to follow exam regulations without question.

Social Media: there are serious penalties for those students who make comments or pass on comments about exams on social media.



Exams Office on 01332 540024 or email exams@murraypark.derby.sch.uk and we will draw them from archive and you will be able to collect from reception by appointment.

Replacement certificates: if you have lost your GCSE certificates you will need to contact each of the exam boards you took exams with and give them your personal details so they can produce a replacement for you. They usually charge for this service. If you can remember the old exam board name but don’t know the new name we’ve attached a list. Our school ‘centre number’ is 23336.

Replacement statements of results/records of results: if you need a replacement history of your results you should contact Murray Park School Exams Office on 01332 540024 or email exams@murraypark.derby.sch.uk to make enquiries about a copy (providing a record is still available on the school database). You should will be asked for your full name, date of birth and year the exams were taken. The report will be a basic list of subject, grade and date the exam was taken in month and year only.