At Bedminster Down School we make every effort to ensure that candidates receive the best possible preparation for their exams, that administrative arrangements run smoothly and that exams are conducted in a way that avoids stress and helps students achieve their best. 

The links below will provide information about internal and external exams.  We hope this information will help answer the most frequently asked questions as well as guiding and supporting students and parents/carers through the exams process.  If students need further information, they are welcome to visit the exams office. Our exams officer, Mr Knight, is available at break and lunchtime. The Exams Office is located in the library.  


GCSE Results Day - Thursday 18th August 2022 (provisional) 

09:00am – 11:00am 


Internal exams 

At Bedminster Down School, Internal Exams for years 10 and 11 take place in the theatre and other exams rooms and are conducted in accordance with the regulations laid down by the Joint Council for Qualifications.  

External invigilators are employed to supervise the internal exams ensuring students receive the best possible preparation for the formal public exams they will sit in year 11. 


Exam policies 

The following exam policies and procedures are available on request from the school’s exam office: 

  • Appeals procedure  
  • Exams disability policy