Exams and Revision

Find your A-Level and GCSE exam dates for 2024 right here

To help you get ahead with your revision timetable, we’ve pulled together all the A-Level and GCSE exam dates you need to know for 2024 into one handy post.

Use this alongside our ultimate guide to creating a revision timetable to really stay organised and smash your 2024 exam goals!

When do GCSEs start and end in 2024?

This year, GCSEs officially kick off on the 9th May

Heya so GCSEs start on the 9th May and Finish on the 19 June and A-Levels start 13 May and finish 25 June. 

When are the GCSE Maths exam dates 2024?

AQA

Thursday 16 May: 

  • GCSE Mathematics Paper 1 (non – calculator) (both tiers)

Monday 3 June: 

  • GCSE Mathematics Paper 2 (calculator) (both tiers)

Monday 10 June: 

  • GCSE Mathematics Paper 3 (calculator) (both tiers)

CEA

Thursday 16 May: 

  • Mathematics Unit 1 (F) 
  • Mathematics Unit 2 (F) 
  • Mathematics Unit 3 (H) 
  • Mathematics Unit 4

Monday 3 June: 

  • ​​Mathematics Unit 5 Non-Calc (F)
  • Mathematics Unit 5 Calc (F) 
  • Mathematics Unit 6 Non-Calc (F) 
  • Mathematics Unit 6 Calc (F) 
  • Mathematics Unit 7 Non-Calc (H)
  • Mathematics Unit 7 Calc (H) 
  • Mathematics Unit 8 Non-Calc (H)
  • Mathematics Unit 8 Calc (H) 

Edexcel

Thursday 16 May: 

  • Mathematics Paper 1 (Non-Calculator) Foundation Tier
  • Mathematics Paper 1 (Non-Calculator) Higher Tier

Monday 3 June: 

  • Mathematics Paper 2 (Calculator) Foundation Tier
  • Mathematics Paper 2 (Calculator) Higher Tier

Monday 10 June: 

  • Mathematics Paper 3 (Calculator) Foundation Tier 
  • Mathematics Paper 3 (Calculator) Higher Tier

OCR 

Thursday 16 May: 

  • Paper 1 (Foundation – calculator) 
  • Paper 4 (Higher – calculator) 

Monday 3 June: 

  • Paper 2 (Foundation – non-calculator) 
  • Paper 5 (Higher – non-calculator) 

Monday 10 June: 

  • Paper 3 (Foundation – calculator) 
  • Paper 6 (Higher – calculator) 

Eduqas & WJEC

Thursday 9 May:

  • Mathematics – Numeracy (WALES) Unit 1 Foundation Tier 
  • Mathematics – Numeracy (WALES) Unit 1 Intermediate Tier 
  • Mathematics – Numeracy (WALES) Unit 1 Higher Tier

Thursday 16 May:

  • Mathematics (WALES) Unit 1 Foundation Tier 
  • Mathematics (WALES) Unit 1 Intermediate Tier
  • Mathematics (WALES) Unit 1 Higher Tier 
  • Mathematics (Eduqas) Component 1 Higher Tier
  • Mathematics (Eduqas) Component 1 Foundation Tier

When are the GCSE English Language exams 2024?

AQA

Thursday 23 May: 

  • Exam for GCSE English Language Paper 1

Thursday 6 June: 

  • Exam for GCSE English Language Paper 2

CEA

Wednesday 8 May: 

  • English Language Unit 1 

Monday 20 May:

  • English Language Unit 4

Edexcel

Thursday 23 May: 

  • English Language Paper 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing
  • English Language 2.0 Paper 1: Non-Fiction Texts

Thursday 6 June: 

  • English Language Paper 2: Non-Fiction and Transactional Writing 
  • English Language 2.0 Paper 2: Contemporary Texts

OCR 

Thursday 23 May: 

  • English Language 01 Communicating information and ideas 

Thursday 6 June: 

  • English Language 02 Exploring effects and impact 

Eduqas & WJEC

Thursday 6 June: 

  • English Language (WALES) Unit 3
  • English Language (Eduqas) Component 2 

Thursday 23 May: 

  • English Language (WALES) Unit 2 
  • English Language (Eduqas) Component 1 

When are the GCSE English Literature exams 2024?

AQA

Monday 13 May:

  • GCSE English Literature Paper 1 

Monday 20 May:

  • GCSE English Literature Paper 2

CEA

Monday 13 May:

  • English Literature Unit 1 

Thursday 30 May:

  • English Literature Unit 2 

Edexcel

Monday 13 May:

  • English Literature Paper 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature 

Monday 20 May:

  • English Literature Paper 2: 19th Century Novel & Poetry since 1789

OCR 

Monday 13 May:

  • English Literature 01 Exploring modern and literary heritage texts 

Monday 20 May:

  • English Literature 02 Exploring poetry and Shakespeare 

Eduqas & WJEC

Monday 13 May:

  • English Literature (WALES) Unit 1 Foundation Tier
  • English Literature (WALES) Unit 1 Higher Tier 
  • English Literature (Eduqas) Component 1

Monday 20 May:

  • English Literature (WALES) Unit 2 Option a – Foundation Tier
  • English Literature (WALES) Unit 2 Option b – Foundation Tier  
  • English Literature (WALES) Unit 2 Option a – Higher Tier 
  • English Literature (WALES) Unit 2 Option b – Higher Tier 
  • English Literature (Eduqas) Component 2 

Friday 7 June:

  • Welsh Literature (WALES) Unit 2 Foundation Tier
  • Welsh Literature (WALES) Unit 2 Higher Tier

Friday 14 June:

  • Welsh Literature (WALES) Unit 1 Foundation Tier
  • Welsh Literature (WALES) Unit 1 Higher Tier

When are the GCSE Science exams 2024?

Biology single science and combined science exam dates 2024

AQA

Friday 10 May:

  • Exam for GCSE Biology Paper 1 (both tiers)

Friday 7 June:

  • Exam for GCSE Biology Paper 2 (both tiers) 

CEA

Friday 17 May:

  • Biology Unit 1 (F) 
  • Biology Unit 1 (H) 

Friday 10 June:

  • Biology Unit 2 (F) 
  • Biology Unit 2 (H)

Thursday 20 June:

  • Biology Unit 3 Practical Theory (F)
  • Biology Unit 3 Practical Theory (H) 

Edexcel

Friday 10 May:

  • Biology Paper 1 Foundation Tier 
  • Biology Paper 1 Higher Tier 
  • Combined Science Paper 1: Biology 1 Foundation Tier 
  • Combined Science Paper 1: Biology 1 Higher Tier

Friday 7 June:

  • Biology Paper 2 Foundation Tier 
  • Biology Paper 2 Higher Tier 
  • Combined Science Paper 4: Biology 2 Foundation Tier
  • Combined Science Paper 4: Biology 2 Higher Tier

OCR 

Friday 10 May:

  • Biology A Paper 1 (Foundation tier)
  • Biology A Paper 3 (Higher tier) 
  • Biology B Breadth in biology (Foundation)
  • Biology B Breadth in biology (Higher) 
  • Combined Science A Paper 1 (Biology) (Foundation) 
  • Paper 7 (Biology) (Higher) 
  • Combined Science B Biology (Foundation) 
  • Combined Science B Biology (Higher)

Friday 7 June:

  • Biology A  Paper 2 (Foundation tier) 
  • Biology A  Paper 4 (Higher tier) 
  • Biology B  Depth in biology (Foundation) 
  • Biology B  Depth in biology (Higher) 
  • Paper 2 (Biology) (Foundation) 
  • Paper 8 (Biology) (Higher) 
  • Combined Science B Biology (Foundation) 
  • Combined Science B Biology (Higher) 

Eduqas & WJEC

Friday 10 May:

  • Biology (WALES) Unit 2 Foundation Tier
  • Biology (WALES) Unit 2 Higher Tier 

Monday 10 June:

  • Biology (WALES) Unit 1 Foundation Tier 
  • Biology (WALES) Unit 1 Higher Tier

Chemistry single science and combined science exam dates 2024

AQA

Friday 17 May:

  • GCSE Chemistry Paper 1 (both tiers)

Tuesday 11 June:

  • GCSE Chemistry Paper 2 (both tiers)

CEA

Wednesday 22 May:

  • Chemistry Unit 1 (F) 
  • Chemistry Unit 1 (H) 

Friday 14 June:

  • Chemistry Unit 2 (F) 
  • Chemistry Unit 2 (H) 

Friday 21 June:

  • Chemistry Unit 3 Practical Theory (F) 
  • Chemistry Unit 3 Practical Theory (H) 

Edexcel

Friday 17 May:

  • Chemistry Paper 1 Foundation Tier
  • Chemistry Paper 1 Higher Tier
  • Combined Science Paper 2: Chemistry 1 Foundation Tier
  • Combined Science Paper 2: Chemistry 1 Higher Tier

Tuesday 11 June:

  • Chemistry Paper 2 Foundation Tier 
  • Chemistry Paper 2 Higher Tier
  • Combined Science Paper 5: Chemistry 2 Foundation Tier 
  • Combined Science Paper 5: Chemistry 2 Higher Tier

OCR 

Friday 17 May:

  • Chemistry A Paper 1 (Foundation tier) 
  • Chemistry A Paper 3 (Higher tier) 
  • Chemistry B Breadth in chemistry (Foundation) 
  • Chemistry B Breadth in chemistry (Higher) 
  • Combined Science A Paper 3 (Chemistry) (Foundation) 
  • Combined Science A Paper 9 (Chemistry) (Higher)
  • Combined Science B Chemistry (Foundation) 
  • Combined Science B Chemistry (Higher) 

Tuesday 11 June:

  • Chemistry A Paper 2 (Foundation tier)
  • Chemistry A Paper 4 (Higher tier) 
  • Chemistry B  Depth in chemistry (Foundation)
  • Chemistry B  Depth in chemistry (Higher)
  • Combined Science A Paper 4 (Chemistry) (Foundation)
  • Combined Science A Paper 10 (Chemistry) (Higher)

Eduqas & WJEC

Friday 17 May:

  • Chemistry (WALES) Unit 2 Foundation Tier
  • Chemistry (WALES) Unit 2 Higher Tier 

Thursday 13 June:

  • Chemistry (WALES) Unit 1 Foundation Tier 
  • Chemistry (WALES) Unit 1 Higher Tier 

Physics single science and combined science exam dates 2024

AQA

Wednesday 22 May:

  • GCSE Physics Paper 1 (both tiers)

Friday 14 June:

  •  GCSE Physics Paper 2 (both tiers) 

CEA

Friday 7 June:

  • Physics Unit 1 (F) 
  • Physics Unit 1 (H) 

Tuesday 18 June:

  • Physics Unit 2 (F)
  • Physics Unit 2 (H) 

Monday 24 June:

  • Physics Unit 3 Practical Theory (F)
  • Physics Unit 3 Practical Theory (H) 

Edexcel

Wednesday 22 May:

  • Physics Paper 1 Foundation Tier
  • Physics Paper 1 Higher Tier 
  • Combined Science Paper 3: Physics 1 Foundation Tier
  • Combined Science Paper 3: Physics 1 Higher Tier

Friday 14 June:

  • Physics Paper 2 Foundation Tier Afternoon 
  • Physics Paper 2 Higher Tier Afternoon 1h 45m
  • Combined Science Paper 6: Physics 2 Foundation Tier 
  • Combined Science Paper 6: Physics 2 Higher Tier

OCR

Wednesday 22 May:

  • Physics A Paper 1 (Foundation tier) 
  • Physics A Paper 3 (Higher tier) 
  • Physics B Breadth in physics (Foundation)
  • Physics B Breadth in physics (Higher) 
  • Combined Science A Paper 5 (Physics) (Foundation) 
  • Paper 11 (Physics) (Higher)
  • Combined Science B Physics (Foundation) 
  • Combined Science B Physics (Higher) 

Friday 14 June:

  • Physics A Paper 2 (Foundation tier) 
  • Physics A Paper 4 (Higher tier)
  • Physics B Depth in physics (Foundation) 
  • Physics B Depth in physics (Higher) 
  • Paper 6 (Physics) (Foundation)
  • Paper 12 (Physics) (Higher)

Eduqas & WJEC

 Friday 24 May:

  • Physics (WALES) Unit 2 Foundation Tier 
  • Physics (WALES) Unit 2 Higher Tier

 Monday 17 June:

  • Physics (WALES) Unit 1 Foundation Tier 
  • Physics (WALES) Unit 1 Higher Tier

All the exam board timetables you need to know

For all other subjects, check out the exam board GCSE timetables. 

AQA:

AQA GCSE exam timetable 2024

CEA: 

CEA GCSE exam timetable 2024

Edexcel:  

Edexcel GCSE exam timetable 2024

OCR:

OCR GCSE exam timetable 2024

Eduqas & WJEC: 

Eduqas & WJEC GCSE exams timetable 2024

A-Level and AS-Level exam timetables

AQA A-Level and AS-Level exam timetable 2024

OCR A-Level and AS-Level exam timetable 2024 

Edexcel GCE A-Level and AS-Level exam timetable 2024

Eduqas & WJEC GCE A-Level and AS-Level exam timetable 2024 

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP) examination sessions 2024

May 2024 examination schedule – Exam Zones A, B and C

Whether you set reminders in your calendar or print out the exam timetables to hang on your wall, keeping track of the exam period will help you stay on track with revision. Good luck!

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