GCSE and IGCSE Exam Dates (Summer 2021)

Summer 2021 Preliminary Timetable for GCSE and IGCSE Examinations

To help our students we have listed the preliminary timetable for the GSCE and the IGCSE Summer 2021 examination dates below and you can find information on any of the courses from the below links:

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.

AQA Specification GCSE Examinations:

English Literature GCSE Course (AQA Spec. 8702):

  • 8702/1: Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel - 7 June 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 40 Minutes.
  • 8702/2: Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry - 21 June 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 45 Minutes.

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

  • 8300/1F: Written (non-calculator) – 27 May 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 30 Minutes.
  • 8300/2F: Written (calculator) – 7 June 2021 (Afternoon) 1 Hour, 30 Minutes.
  • 8300/3F: Written (calculator) – 21 June 2021 (Afternoon) 1 Hour, 30 Minutes.

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

  • 8300/1H: Written (non-calculator) – 27 May 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 30 Minutes.
  • 8300/2H: Written (calculator) – 7 June (Afternoon) 1 Hour, 30 Minutes.
  • 8300/3H: Written (calculator) – 21 June (Afternoon) 1 Hour, 30 Minutes.

Psychology GCSE Course (AQA Spec. 8182):

  • 8182/1: Cognition and Behaviour – 11 June 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 45 Minutes.
  • 8182/2: Social Context and Behaviour – 18 June 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 45 Minutes.

Sociology GCSE Course (AQA Spec. 8192):

  • 8192/1: The Sociology of Families and Education – 14 June 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 45 Minutes.
  • 8192/2: The Sociology of Crime and Deviance and Social Stratification – 29 June 2021 (Afternoon) 1 Hour, 45 Minutes.

Edexcel Specification IGCSE Examinations:

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

  • 4BI1 1B: Paper 1 – 19 May 2021 (Morning) 2 Hours.
  • 4BL1 2B: Paper 2 – 7 June 2021 (Afternoon) 1 Hour, 45 Minutes.

Business IGCSE Course (Edexcel Spec. 4BS0):

  • 4BS1 01: Paper 1: Investigating Small Businesses – 19 May 2021 (Afternoon) 1 Hour, 30 Minutes.
  • 4BS1 02: Paper 2: Investigating Large Businesses – 10 June 2021 (Afternoon) 1 Hour, 30 Minutes.

Chemistry IGCSE Course (Edexcel Spec. 4CH0):

  • 4CH1 1C: Paper 1: Written Paper – 24 May 2021 (Morning) 2 Hours.
  • 4CH1 2C: Paper 2: Written Paper – 14 June 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 15 Minutes.

Economics IGCSE Course (Edexcel Spec. 4EC0):

  • 4EC1 01: Paper 1: Microeconomics and Business Economics – 20 May 2021 (Afternoon) 1 Hour, 30 Minutes.
  • 4EC1 02: Paper 2: Macroeconomics and the Global Economy – 9 June 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 30 Minutes.

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

  • 4EA1 01: Paper 1: Non-fiction Texts and Transactional Writing – 26 May 2021 (Morning) 2 Hours, 15 Minutes. 
  • 4EA1 02: Paper 2: Poetry and Prose Texts and Imaginative Writing – 10 June 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 30 Minutes.

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

  • 4ET1 01: Paper 1: Poetry and Modern Prose  20 May 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 20 Minutes.
  • 4ET1 02: Paper 2: Modern Drama and Literary Heritage Texts – 7 June 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 30 Minutes.

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

  • 4FR1 01: Paper 1: Listening in French – 26 May 2021 (Afternoon) 35 Minutes.
  • 4FR1 02: Paper 2: Reading and Writing in French – 26 May 2021 (Afternoon) 1 Hour, 45 Minutes.

Geography IGCSE Course (Edexcel Spec. 4GE1):

  • 4GE1 01: Paper 1: Physical Geography – 21 May 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 10 Minutes.
  • 4GE1 02: Paper 2: Human Geography – 8 June 2021 (Afternoon) 1 Hour, 45 Minutes.

History IGCSE Course (Edexcel Spec. 4HI0):

  • 4HI0 01: Paper 1: Depth Studies – 25 May 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 30 Minutes.
  • 4HI0 02: Paper 2: Investigation and Breadth Studies – 16 June 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 30 Minutes.

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

  • 4HB0 01: Paper 1: Written Paper – 17 May 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 45 Minutes.
  • 4HB0 02: Paper 2: Written Paper – 21 May 2021 (Afternoon) 1 Hour, 45 Minutes.

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

  • 4MA1 1F: Paper 1: Written Paper – 27 May 2021 (Morning) 2 Hours.
  • 4MA1 2F: Paper 2: Written Paper – 8 June 2021 (Morning) 2 Hours.

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

  • 4MA1 1H: Paper 1: Written Paper – 27 May 2021 (Morning) 2 Hours.
  • 4MA1 2H: Paper 2: Written Paper – 8 June 2021 (Morning) 2 Hours.

Physics IGCSE Course (Edexcel Spec. 4PH1):

  • 4PH1 1P: Paper 1: Written Paper – 27 May 2021 (Afternoon) 2 Hours.
  • 4PH1 2P: Paper 2: Written Paper – 17 June 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 15 Minutes.

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

  • 4SS0 1B: Biology Paper 1 – 7 June 2021 (Afternoon) 1 Hour, 10 Minutes.
  • 4SS0 1C: Chemistry Paper 1 – 14 June 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 10 Minutes.
  • 4SS0 1P: Physics Paper 1 – 17 June 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 10 Minutes.

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

  • 4SD0 1B: Biology Paper 1 – 19 May 2021 (Morning) 2 Hours.
  • 4SD0 1C: Chemistry Paper 1 – 24 May 2021 (Morning) 2 Hours.
  • 4SD0 1P: Physics Paper 1 – 17 May 2021 (Afternoon) 2 Hours.

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

  • 4SP1 01: Paper 1: Listening in Spanish – 28 May 2021 (Morning) 35 Minutes.
  • 4SP1 02: Paper 2: Reading and Writing in Spanish – 28 May 2021 (Morning) 1 Hour, 45 Minutes.