Summer 2020 results day update | Pearson qualifications

Summer 2020 results day update

13 July 2020

Here is your Summer 2020 results day update, highlighting what you need to know before, on and after results day. 

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Results days in Summer 2020

AS/A Level (Level 3)
13 August 2020
GCSE (Level 2)
20 August 2020

Timeline for Summer 2020


Exceptional arrangements for exam grading and assessment in 2020

Here is the 'Exceptional arrangements for exam grading and assessment in 2020' consultation outcome document from Ofqual, providing confirmed decisions on the following:

  • centre assessment grades
  • issuing results
  • impact on students
  • statistical standardisation of centre assessment grades
  • incorporating the approach into the regulatory framework
  • appealing the results
  • qualifications to which the exceptional regulatory measures apply

Read the consultation outcome here

Access all regulatory updates from the link here.

You can also access all Covid-19 updates from Pearson here

Process for awarding GCSEs, AS and A levels summer 2020

The infographic in the link below from Ofqul illustrates the steps taken in the process for awarding results this summer. 

Access the infographic here

Getting results on the day

Find out how you can access results and reports through electronic data interchange (EDI) and/or Edexcel Online, or by opting in for results in paper format.

Receiving results through EDI and Edexcel Online


The normal appeals process, when exams and marking have taken place, cannot happen this year as there are no exam scripts to review or mark.

From the link below, you'll find details of the appeals process that has been specifically designed for summer 2020 results.

Summer 2020: Appealing calculated grades 

Read the JCQ guidance published on the 6 August from the link below:

JCQ appeals guidance - Summer 2020


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