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When are the GCSE exams for 2020?

Which exam board are you studying?

To know the dates for your GCSE exams for 2020, you firstly need to identify which exam board you are studying for your subject.

There are 4 main exam boards which are AQA, Edexcel (Pearson), OCR and WJEC.

You can find all the dates and times for the main core GCSE subjects as well as most of the optional choice ones too below.

Due to the coronavirus, all exams for this year have been cancelled and these dates no longer apply.

AQA GCSE Exam Dates 2020
SubjectExam PaperDate / Time
Biology (Science)Paper 1 / 8461/1F12 May 2020 PM
Paper 1/8461/1H12 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/8461/2F01 June 2020 PM
Paper 2/8461/2H01 June 2020 PM
BusinessPaper 1/8132/121 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/8132/202 June 2020 PM
Chemistry (Science)Paper 1/8462/1F14 May 2020 AM
Paper 1/8462/1H14 May 2020 AM
Paper 2/8462/2F10 June 2020 AM
Paper 2/8462/2H10 June 2020 AM
EconomicsPaper 1/8136/122 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/8136/25 June 2020 PM
English LanguagePaper 1/8700/102 June 2020 AM
Paper 2/8700/205 June 2020 AM
English LiteraturePaper 1/8702/113 May 2020 AM
Paper 2/8702/221 May 2020 AM
GeographyPaper 1/8035/118 May 2020 AM
Paper 2/8035/203 June 2020 AM
Paper 3/8035/311 June 2020 AM
HistoryPaper 1/8145/1A/A1B/E01 June 2020 AM
Paper 2/8145/2A/A2B/D04 June 2020 PM
MathematicsPaper 1/8300/1F19 May 2020 AM
Paper 1/8300/1H19 May 2020 AM
Paper 2/8300/2F04 June 2020 AM
Paper 2/8300/2H04 June 2020 AM
Paper 3/8300/3F08 June 2020 AM
Paper 3/8300/3H08 June 2020 AM
Media StudiesPaper 1/8572/105 June 2020 PM
Paper 2/8572/208 June 2020 PM
Physical Education (PE)Paper 1/8582/113 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/8582/215 May 2020 PM
Physics (Science)Paper 1/8463/1F20 May 2020 PM
Paper 1/8463/1H20 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/8463/2F12 June 2020 AM
Paper 2/8463/2H12 June 2020 AM
PsychologyPaper 1/8182/121 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/8182/205 June 2020 PM
Religious Studies (short course)Paper 1/8061/1-519 May 2020 PM
Religious Studies A 8062Paper 1/8062/ 11-1711 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/8062/2A and 2B19 May 2020 PM
Religious Studies B 8063Paper 1/8063/111 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/8063/2A, 2B, 2X and 2Y19 May 2020 PM
SociologyPaper 1/8192/118 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/8192/222 May 2020 PM

Source: AQA GCSE Exam Timetable 2020

Edexcel Pearson GCSE Exam Dates 2020
SubjectExam PaperDate / Time
Biology (Science)Paper 1/1BI0 1F12 May 2020 PM
Paper 1/1BI0 1H12 May 2020 PM
BusinessPaper 1/1BS0 0121 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/1BS0 0202 June 2020 PM
English LanguagePaper 1/1EN0 0102 June 2020 AM
Paper 2/1EN0 0205 June 2020 AM
English LiteraturePaper 1/1ET0 0113 May 2020 AM
Paper 2/1ET0 0221 May 2020 AM
Geography APaper 1/1GA0 0118 May 2020 AM
Paper 2/1GA0 0203 June 2020 AM
Paper 3/1GA0 0311 June 2020 AM
Geography BPaper 1/1GB0 0118 May 2020 AM
Paper 2/1GB0 0203 June 2020 AM
Paper 3/1GB0 0311 June 2020 AM
HistoryPaper 1/1HI0 10-1201 June 2020 AM
Paper 2/1HI0 2A-2W04 June 2020 PM
Paper 3/1HI0 30-3309 June 2020 AM
MathematicsPaper 1/1MA1 1F19 May 2020 AM
Paper 1/1MA1 1H19 May 2020 AM
Paper 2/1MA1 2F04 June 2020 AM
Paper 2/1MA1 2H04 June 2020 AM
Paper 3/1MA1 3F08 June 2020 AM
Paper 3/1MA1 3H08 June 2020 AM
Physical Education (PE)Paper 1/1PE0 0113 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/1PE0 0215 May 2020 PM
Physical Education (short course)Paper 1/3PE0 0113 May 2020 PM
PsychologyPaper 1/1PS0 0121 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/1PS0 0205 June 2020 PM
Religious Studies (short course) APaper 1/3RA0 0111 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/3RA0 0211 May 2020 PM
Paper 3/3RA0 0321 May 2020 PM
Paper 4/3RA0 0419 May 2020 PM
Religious Studies (short course) BPaper 1/3RB0 1A-1G11 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/3RB0 2A-2G19 May 2020 PM
Religious Studies APaper 1/1RA0 1A-1C11 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/1RA0 2A-2G19 May 2020 PM
Paper 3/1RA0 3A-3C22 May 2020 AM
Paper 4/1RA0 4A-4B22 May 2020 AM
Religious Studies BPaper 1/1RB0 1A-1G11 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/1RB0 2A-2G19 May 2020 PM
Paper 3/1RB0 3A-3G22 May 2020 AM
Science (Biology)Paper 1/1BI0 1F12 May 2020 PM
Paper 1/1BI0 1H12 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/1BI0 2F01 June 2020 PM
Paper 2/1BI0 2H01 June 2020 PM
Science (chemistry)Paper 1/1CH0 1F14 May 2020 AM
Paper 1/1CH0 1H14 May 2020 AM
Paper 2/1CH0 2F10 June 2020 AM
Paper 2/1CH0 2H10 June 2020 AM
Science (Physics)Paper 1/1PH0 1F20 May 2020 PM
Paper 1/1PH0 1H20 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/1PH0 2F12 June 2020 AM
Paper 2/1PH0 2H12 June 2020 AM

Source: Edexcel Pearson GCSE Exam Timetable 2020

OCR GCSE Exam Dates 2020
SubjectExam PaperDate / Time
Biology APaper 1 Foundation/J247/112 May 2020 PM
Paper 2 Foundation/J247/201 June 2020 PM
Paper 3 Higher/J247/312 May 2020 PM
Paper 4 Higher/J247/401 June 2020 PM
Biology BPaper 1 Foundation/J257/112 May 2020 PM
Paper 2 Foundation/J257/201 June 2020 PM
Paper 3 Higher/J257/312 May 2020 PM
Paper 4 Higher/J257/401 June 2020 PM
BusinessPaper 1/J204/121 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/J204/202 June 2020 PM
Chemistry APaper 1 Foundation/J248/114 May 2020 AM
Paper 2 Foundation/J248/210 June 2020 AM
Paper 3 Higher/J248/314 May 2020 AM
Paper 4 Higher/J248/410 June 2020 AM
Chemistry BPaper 1 Foundation/J258/114 May 2020 AM
Paper 2 Foundation/J258/210 June 2020 AM
Paper 3 Higher/J258/314 May 2020 AM
Paper 4 Higher/J258/410 June 2020 AM
EconomicsPaper 1/J205/122 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/J205/205 June 2020 PM
English LanguagePaper 1/J351/102 June 2020 AM
Paper 2/J351/205 June 2020 AM
English LiteraturePaper 1/J352/113 May 2020 AM
Paper 2/J352/221 May 2020 AM
Geography APaper 1/J383/118 May 2020 AM
Paper 2/J383/203 June 2020 AM
Paper 3/J383/311 June 2020 AM
Geography BPaper 1/J384/118 May 2020 AM
Paper 2/J384/203 June 2020 AM
Paper 3/J384/311 June 2020 AM
History APaper 1/J410/1-701 June 2020 AM
Paper 2/J410/8-1004 June 2020 PM
Paper 3/J410/11-1309 June 2020 AM
History BPaper 1/J411/11-1904 June 2020 PM
Paper 2/J411/2101 June 2020 AM
Paper 3/J411/31-3909 June 2020 AM
MathematicsPaper 1 Foundation/J560/119 May 2020 AM
Paper 2 Foundation/J560/204 June 2020 AM
Paper 3 Foundation/J560/308 June 2020 AM
Paper 4 Higher/J560/419 May 2020 AM
Paper 5 Higher/J560/504 June 2020 AM
Paper 6 Higher/J560/608 June 2020 AM
Physical Education (PE)Paper 1/J587/113 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/J587/215 May 2020 PM
Physics APaper 1 Foundation/J249/120 May 2020 PM
Paper 2 Foundation/J249/212 June 2020 AM
Paper 3 Higher/J249/320 May 2020 PM
Paper 4 Higher/J249/412 June 2020 AM
Physics BPaper 1 Foundation/J259/120 May 2020 PM
Paper 2 Foundation/J259/212 June 2020 AM
Paper 3 Higher/J259/320 May 2020 PM
Paper 4 Higher/J259/412 June 2020 AM
PsychologyPaper 1/J203/121 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/J203/205 June 2020 PM
Religious StudiesPaper 1/J625/1-511 May 2020 PM
Paper 2/J625/6-1019 May 2020 PM
Religious Studies (short course)Paper 1/J125/111 May 2020 PM
Science A (combined)Paper 1 Biology Foundation/J250/112 May 2020 PM
Paper 2 Biology Foundation/J250/201 June 2020 PM
Paper 3 Chemistry Foundation/J250/314 May 2020 AM
Paper 4 Chemistry Foundation/J250/410 June 2020 AM
Paper 5 Physics Foundation/J250/520 May 2020 PM
Paper 6 Physics Foundation/J250/612 June 2020 AM
Paper 7 Biology Higher/J250/712 May 2020 PM
Paper 8 Biology higher/J250/801 June 2020 PM
Paper 9 Chemistry Higher/J250/914 May 2020 AM
Paper 10 Chemistry Higher/J250/1010 June 2020 AM
Paper 11 Physics Higher/J250/1120 May 2020 PM
Paper 12 Physics Higher/J250/1212 June 2020 AM
Science B (combined)Biology Foundation/J260/112 May 2020 PM
Chemistry Foundation/J260/214 May 2020 AM
Physics Foundation/J260/320 May 2020 PM
Combined Science Foundation/J260/401 June 2020 PM
Biology Higher/J260/512 May 2020 PM
Chemistry Higher/J260/614 May 2020 AM
Physics Higher/J260/720 May 2020 PM
Combined Science Higher/J260/801 June 2020 PM

Source: OCR GCSE Exam Timetable 2020

WJEC GCSE Exam Dates 2020 (coming soon)
SubjectExam PaperDate / Time

Source: WJEC GCSE Exam Timetable 2020

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