Preparing for Results Days

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Information, guidance, and links to support to help you get prepared for collecting exam results

Collecting exams results can be an exciting but nervous time for many, but this is normal. Taking time to explore your options, find out where you can get support, and get prepared can help. 

Key dates:

  • A-Level Results Day is Thursday 17th August
  • GCSE Results Day is Thursday 24th August 
  • Exam Results Helpline is open from 17th Aug - 1st Sep

Take Action: Visit our Results Day Hub to find out more about Results Day 2023.

Accessing support

There is lots of support available on and around Results Day. You can access support at your place of learning, local FE colleges, online, and via exam results helplines.

At your place of learning:

There will be somebody you can talk to about your results at your place of learning. This could include your form tutor or a teacher.

Lots of local FE colleges also run drop-in sessions where you can get support and sign-up for college courses in-person, so it can be worth seeing what's  your local FE college is doing. 

Exam Results Helpline:

Help is available from the National Careers Service Helpline, which is open from 17th August - 1st September (8am - 8pm Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm on Saturday).

You can contact the helpline on 0800 100 900

Online support:

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