GCSE & IGCSE Examination Dates for 2020

To help you stay organised, we have listed both the GSCE and the IGCSE 2020 examination dates below.

The below dates are provisionally set by the Awarding Body and this guide is designed to give students an indication of their exam dates although these could be subject to change. All students need to get definite confirmation of dates from their exam centre using their specification code as a reference when booking their exams.

You can print out copies of the exam timetable below:

GCSE and IGCSE Examination Dates for May/June 2020 - PDF Format
GCSE and IGCSE Examination Dates (Table View) - PDF Format

AQA Specification GCSE Examinations:

English Literature GCSE Course (AQA Spec. 8702):

  • 8702/1: Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19 Century Novel – 13 May 2020 (am) – 1h 45m
  • 8702/2: Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry ­– 21 May 2020 (am) – 2h 15m

Mathematics GCSE Course (AQA Spec. 8300) Foundation Tier:

  • 8300/1F: Written (non-calculator) – 19 May 2020 (am) – 1h 30m
  • 8300/2F: Written (calculator) – 4 June 2020 (am) – 1h 30m
  • 8300/3F: Written (calculator) – 8 June 2020 (am) – 1h 30m

Mathematics GCSE Course (AQA Spec. 8300) Higher Tier:

  • 8300/1H: Written (non-calculator) – 19 May 2020 (am) – 1h 30m
  • 8300/2H: Written (calculator) – 4 June 2020 (am) – 1h 30m

8300/3H: Written (calculator) – 8th June 2020 (am) – 1h 30m

Psychology GCSE Course (AQA Spec. 8182):

  • 8182/1: Cognition and Behaviour – 21 May 2020 (pm) – 1h 45m
  • 8182/2: Social Context and Behaviour – 5 June 2020 (pm) – 1h 45m

Sociology GCSE Course (AQA Spec. 8192):

  • 8192/1: The Sociology of Families and Education – 18 May 2020 (pm) – 1h 45m
  • 8192/2: The Sociology of Crime and Deviance and Social Stratification – 22 May 2020 (pm) – 1h 45m

Edexcel Specification IGCSE Examinations:

Biology IGCSE Level Course (Edexcel Spec. 4BL1):

  • 4BI1 1B: Paper 1 – 12 May 2020 (pm) – 2h
  • 4BL1 2B: Paper 2 – 1 June 2020 (pm) – 1h 15m

Business IGCSE Course (Edexcel Spec. 4BS0):

  • 4BS1 01: Paper 1: Investigating Small Businesses – 21 May 2020 (pm) – 1h 30m
  • 4BS1 02: Paper 2: Investigating Large Businesses – 2 June 2020 (pm) – 1h 30m

Chemistry IGCSE Course (Edexcel Spec. 4CH0):

  • 4CH1 1C: Paper 1: Written Paper – 14 May 2020 (am) – 2h
  • 4CH1 2C: Paper 2: Written Paper – 10 June 2020 (pm) – 1h 15m

Economics IGCSE Course (Edexcel Spec. 4EC0):

  • 4EC1 01: Paper 1: Microeconomics and Business Economics – 22 May 2020 (pm) – 1h 30m
  • 4EC1 02: Paper 2: Macroeconomics and the Global Economy – 5 June 2020 (pm) – 1h 30m

English Language - Specification A IGCSE Course (Edexcel Spec. 4EA1):

  • 4EA1 01: Paper 1: Non-fiction Texts and Transactional Writing – 2 June 2020 (am) – 2h 15m
  • 4EA1 02: Paper 2: Poetry and Prose Texts and Imaginative Writing – 5 June 2020 (am) 1h 30m

English Literature IGCSE Course (Edexcel Spec. 4ET1):

  • 4ET1 01: Paper 1: Poetry and Modern Prose -13 May 2020 (am) – 2h
  • 4ET1 02: Paper 2: Modern Drama and Literary Heritage Texts – 21 May 2020 (am) – 1h 30m

French IGCSE Level Course (Edexcel Spec. 4FR1):

  • 4FR1 01: Paper 1: Listening in French – 12 May 2020 (am) – 30m
  • 4FR1 02: Paper 2: Reading and Writing in French – 15May 2020 (am) – 1h 45m

Geography IGCSE Course (Edexcel Spec. 4GE1):

  • 4GE1 01: Paper 1: Physical Geography – 18 May 2020 (am) – 1h 10m
  • 4GE1 02: Paper 2: Human Geography – 3 June 2020 (pm) – 1h 45m

History IGCSE Course (Edexcel Spec. 4HI0):

  • 4HI0 01: Paper 1: Depth Studies – 1 June 2020 (am) – 1h 30m
  • 4HI0 02: Paper 2: Investigation and Breadth Studies – 4 June 2020 (pm) – 1h 30m

Human Biology IGCSE Course (Edexcel Spec. 4HB0):

  • 4HB0 01: Paper 1: Written Paper – 5 May 2020 (am) – 1h 45m
  • 4HB0 02: Paper 2: Written Paper – 7 May 2020 (am) – 1h 45m

Mathematics IGCSE – Specification A Course (Edexcel Spec. 4MA1) Foundation Tier:

  • 4MA1 1F: Paper 1: Written Paper – 19 May 2020 (am) – 2h
  • 4MA1 2F: Paper 2: Written Paper – 4 June 2020 (am) – 2h

Mathematics IGCSE – Specification A Course (Edexcel Spec. 4MA1) Higher Tier:

  • 4MA1 1H: Paper 1: Written Paper – 19 May 2020 (am) – 2h
  • 4MA1 2H: Paper 2: Written Paper – 4 June 2020 – (am) 2h 30m

Physics IGCSE Course (Edexcel Spec. 4PH1):

  • 4PH1 1P: Paper 1: Written Paper – 20 May 2020 (pm) – 2h
  • 4PH1 2P: Paper 2: Written Paper – 12 June 2020 (am) – 1h 15m

Science IGCSE Course – Single Award (Edexcel Spec. 4SD0):

  • 4SS0 1B: Biology Paper 1 – 1 June 2020 (pm) – 1h 10m
  • 4SS0 1C: Chemistry Paper 1 – 10 June 2020 (pm) – 1h 10m
  • 4SS0 1P: Physics Paper 1 – 12 June 2020 (am) – 1h 10m

Science IGCSE Course – Double Award (Edexcel Spec. 4SD0):

  • 4SD0 1B: Biology Paper 1 – 12 May 2020 (pm) – 2h
  • 4SD0 1C: Chemistry Paper 1 – 14 May 2020 (am) – 2h
  • 4SD0 1P: Physics Paper 1 – 20 May 2020 (pm) – 2h

Spanish IGCSE Level Course (Edexcel Spec. 4SP1):

  • 4SP1 01: Paper 1: Listening in Spanish – 20 May 2020 (am) – 30m
  • 4SP1 02: Paper 2: Reading and Writing in Spanish – 3 June 2018 (am) – 1h 45m

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