Results for teachers and exams officers - summer 2021

Throughout this year, you have all played an important role in ensuring that teaching and learning continues. We'd like to thank you all for the hard work you've done over the past few months to get the teacher assessed grades submitted to us so we can ensure that learners receive grades so that they are able progress.

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We’re providing you with information and support for results day and beyond so you can be sure you have all the information you need to help your students take their next steps.

Results dates

Open the table below to view the summer 2021 dates when results are released to centres and students for both UK and International qualifications.

Qualification Exam series Results to centres Results to students
  • BTEC Level 3 Nationals
  • BTEC International Level 3
June 2021 04/08/2021 10/08/2021
  • BTEC Levels 1/2 Firsts
  • BTEC Levels 1/2 Tech Awards
  • BTEC Level 2 Technicals
  • BTEC International Level 2
June 2021 04/08/2021 12/08/2021
  • AEA
  • AS/A level
  • Edexcel Award Level 3
  • International A Level
  • Mathematics in Context
  • Project Level 3 (Extended)
June 2021 09/08/2021 10/08/2021

  • ELC(A)
  • GCSE
  • International GCSE
  • iPrimary and iLower Secondary Curriculum (PLSC)
  • Project Levels 1/2
June 2021 11/08/2021 12/08/2021

Certificates will be printed and despatched to centres in November.

Understanding results and grading


We hope that our comprehensive FAQs and dedicated Awarding Results in 2021 pages if you are a UK-based centre, and the International News Bulletin for International centres, will answer any outstanding questions you have about how results have been awarded this year.

Guidance for results day

We have created guidance for you to pass on to students, parents and carers.

Please download our Results day guidance for students, parents and carers infographic.


We aim to keep you informed in the run-up to and throughout the results period. For the most up-to-date news and information, please visit our Coronavirus (Covid-19) Support page.

Appeals process

Before progressing to an appeal, please see the summer 2021 appeals process below to determine if your school or college has grounds for an appeal:

See our summer 2021 appeals process

Where BTEC results for summer 2021 are issued using qualification-level Teacher Assessed Grades, the grounds for appeal that are detailed in JCQ's A guide to appeals processes (Summer 2021 series) will apply.

To supplement this guide, our BTEC Appeals Summer 2021 guidance provides a summary of the appeals process for summer 2021 and also provides information on where the BTEC appeals process will differ from the arrangements detailed in the JCQ document.

In addition, you can find more information in the Appeals process section of our dedicated Awarding Results in 2021 page, including our comprehensive BTEC appeals overview.  

October/November 2021 exam series

After the cancellation of the summer 2021 exam series, we're now able to share information on the October/November 2021 exam series for General Qualifications, International Qualifications and Vocational Qualifications.

Find out what we're offering in the October/November 2021 exam series


ResultsPlus is a free online results analysis tool for teachers that provides you with your students’ grades at student, group and cohort level.

Explore ResultsPlus

EDI and Edexcel Online

Find out how you can access results and reports through electronic data interchange (EDI) and/or Edexcel Online (EOL).

Explore EDI and Edexcel Online

Results sending service - Pearson Edexcel

Students can instruct Pearson to email or post their provisional August 2021 results to universities based outside the UK using our results sending service (see Verification of Results section at link below).

Note: Students applying to UK universities will automatically have their results sent via UCAS

Send August 2021 results to universities outside the UK  

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