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GCSE maths and English exams — all you need to know

Preparing for exams can be stressful, but please try not to worry. We are here to help!

Our GCSE maths and English teams are on-hand to ensure you feel as prepared and confident as you can be, so that you are able to achieve the grades you deserve. This page contains all you need to know about the upcoming GCSE maths and English exams in May/​June 2024.

Revision and booster sessions

A number of revision and booster sessions have been put in place and are available for you to book. Please speak to your tutor for the details, or if there’s anything worrying you, please don’t be afraid to ask – no question is a silly question!

Cram in some last minute revision during May half-term.

Independent study

Check out these useful websites to support your independent study: 



Revision tips and advice

Check out our blog, which includes some useful tips and advice on exam preparation, including a handy revision timetable for you to download.

GCSE student, Lilly, also has some useful suggestions from her own personal experience. Hear what she has to say!

Nottingham College English student stood outside the City Hub

Exam Dates

GCSE maths examinations

  • Paper one (non-calculator): Thursday 16th May 2024 — 9:30am (1 hour 30 minutes) 
  • Paper two (calculator): Monday 3rd June 2024 — 9:30am (1 hour 30 minutes) 
  • Paper three (calculator) Monday 10th June 2024 — 9:30am (1 hour 30 minutes)

GCSE English examinations

  • Paper one: Thursday 23rd May 2024 — 9:30am (1 hour 45 minutes)
  • Paper two: Thursday 6th June 2024 — 9:30am (1 hour 45 minutes)

All of the above exams will start promptly. Please do all you can to ensure you arrive for your exams in plenty of time, 30 minutes beforehand.

Keep working hard and good luck in your exams!