RESULTS DAY 2020 – Updated 18/08/2020
GCSE results have this week been reviewed by the Department for Education and Ofqual meaning that for these qualifications, the best of the Centre Assessed Grade (CAG) and Calculated grade created by the exam board will now be awarded.
Details on if there are any revisions to vocational qualifications are not yet clear. We will update students who are awaiting on this information further in due course.
Format of the Day
Results day is still going ahead on the following day:
- GCSE Thursday 20th August – release of Centre Assessed Grades
However, due to the current social distancing guidelines set by the Government, results day this year this will look different from previous years and you will not be able to come into school to collect your results.
This year your exam results will be released on the dates indicated above to students at 8.00am on Go4Schools. Students have been emailed a letter with further details.
The printed statement of your results will be posted home to you. It has also been announced that an exam series in the autumn term will go ahead in order to provide an opportunity to sit an exam, should you be disappointed with any grade achieved this summer.
Once you receive your results via Go4Schools you can then contact your college/sixth form/university to start your enrolment process.
Accessing your exam results: guidance for students
- Visit Go4Schools student login page: https://www.go4schools.com/students/Login.aspx?rurl=https%3a%2f%2fwww.go4schools.com%2fstudents%2fdefault.aspx%3fnla%3d0. Use your school email address and existing Go4Schools password.
- If you need to create an account please visit the Go4Schools website and log on as a first time user with your school email address or reset password if you need to. (You reset password link will be sent to your school email address).
This has been a difficult and anxious time for many students as a result of the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. If you would like any further support or information about resit opportunities please do get in touch to make an appointment with a member of staff.
Autumn Exam Series
You have the opportunity to resit your results in the Autumn. The resit exam window is as follows:
GCSE Mon 2nd November – Mon 23rd November
For GCSE students, we advise that you contact your (new) Sixth Form/College directly to request to resit any exams you wish to. Whilst we can and will support you at Bluecoat Aspley, it might be in your best interests to resit at your new provision if you are moving on to study elsewhere, where you will be studying daily and settled in by then.
For any queries related to your results, resits or appeals, please contact us at email@example.com
My Next Steps
Despite exams being cancelled, this marks the end of for formal secondary education and this should be celebrated. Take time with your family and enjoy witnessing the culmination of your growth over the last five years, and consider your exciting futures ahead.
Academy Careers Advisor telephone appointments can be made by emailing them directly and explaining your query firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you wish to talk to somebody other than a parent or teacher about your exam results then please visit https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/your-guide-to-support/need-to-talk/ where there are links to organisations that may be able to help you.
You can also contact Futures and speak to a careers advisor if you need any further advice. They can be contacted on 0800 085 8520 or visit their website www.futuresforyou.com
Enrolment at Bluecoat Sixth Form: Bluecoat Sixth Form enrolment will be done online and by phone on Thursday 20th August and Friday 21st August. If you applied to our Sixth Form you will have received a letter from Ms Wood outlining this process. The only change now in light of recent announcements is that your Centre Assessed Grades will be used for the enrolment process and will need to be validated once you have your statement of results. All other procedures remain the same. The detail s of the letter are also on this website via the link Enrolment into Bluecoat Sixth Form
Enrolment at other providers : All providers will plan their enrolment onto further education separately and differently. Contact your chosen course provider to find out how to enrol at your chosen place of study.
Enrolment into Bluecoat Sixth Form
We are delighted to be preparing to welcome students into Yr12 in September. These last months may have been very challenging but please rest assured that we have plans in place to support you with the transition to Sixth Form and that we also have rigorous safety procedures in place. The safety of our students is always at the forefront of all of our plans.
With safety in mind, the decision has been made that this summer’s enrolment process will be completed remotely. Happily our online admissions system means that the transfer to remote enrolment is very straightforward.
Once you have your results on Thursday 20th August, you can then complete stage 1 of your online enrolment by logging in to Admissions+ (https://bluecoataspley.applicaa.com/). Follow the simple steps to check your details, input your GCSE Centre Assessed Grade results and select the courses you wish to study.
Once stage 1 is complete, a member of our sixth form team will call you using the contact number you provided in your online application, so please check the number that you provided. During this phone call you will be asked to confirm some important details from your enrolment details, have your GCSE Centre Assessed Grades verified and discuss your course choices. This is your opportunity to receive guidance on course choices and have any questions answered.
This phone call should take place by 3pm on Monday 24th August. If you have not heard from a member of our team by this point then please email email@example.com.
At the end of your phone call the sixth form team member will confirm that you are now enrolled onto your selected courses and will explain the next steps.
You will then receive an email with a number of very important documents that you will need to have read and understood before our Yr 12 induction day on Monday 7th September. And then your journey at Bluecoat Sixth Form can begin!
Below you will find more details regarding how to enrol. Please read through these carefully in advance of GCSE results day and then return to them on the day you begin your online enrolment.
The Sixth Form team are so looking forward to warmly welcoming you into our sixth form and to supporting you in achieving your aspirations. If you haven’t already accessed the taster day videos made by our staff and teachers then please visit https://www.bluecoataspley.co.uk/sixth-form/year-12-students-2020/. We are here for you should you have any questions at all so please don’t hesitate to contact us using the email address above.
Hints and Tips for Enrolment day
- Admissions+ works best when opened in Google Chrome
- Once in Chrome visit https://bluecoataspley.applicaa.com/
- Enter username and password set up at point of application.
- If you have forgotten your password please select the ‘forgotten password’ option.
- If this does not resolve a password/username issue then please email firstname.lastname@example.org and our office staff will be able to help with this.
- In order to complete stage 1 of your enrolment you will need:
o Your contact details including a mobile number
o Two parent/carer contact details
o GP address and phone number
o Your GCSE Centre Assessed Grades
- We recommend you have a version of the Bluecoat Sixth Form course guide to hand (if you do not have a hard copy at home then you can find an online version at https://www.bluecoataspley.co.uk/sixth-form/course-guide/). Before selecting any course please ensure you meet the entry criteria specific to each subject.
- If you need to speak with a member of staff for guidance when selecting courses then pick three subjects and finish stage 1 of your enrolment to trigger your phone call. It will be possible to change the courses once you speak with a member of staff.
Good Luck to each and everyone of you, from all of us here at Bluecoat Beechdale.