Richard Challoner School

3. Accessing Further Support

Where can a student access further support?

Support on and/or after results days will be available from the Sixth Form Team, the Senior Leadership Team, the School CEIAG Lead (Careers Education and Information, Advice and Guidance Lead), and the Exam Secretary. See information about the arrangements for these days HERE.

Students can contact Mrs Stansbridge, our School CEIAG Lead, HERE

Students can contact Mr Reid, our Exams Officer, HERE


For further support once you receive your results...

  • Students can also talk to a qualified careers adviser by contacting Achieving for Children's Summer Support Advice helpline. See details about this service in the document attached below.
  • The National Exam Results Helpline provide informed and impartial advice via the National Careers Service website (CLICK HERE) or by telephone: 0800 100 900
  • For any questions about higher education applications and admissions you should contact the relevant institution directly. You can also contact UCAS for more information (CLICK HERE or call 0371 468 0 468). UCAS will be running a series of live events on the UCAS Facebook page where you can ask questions about your application (CLICK HERE).


Mental wellbeing

Receiving GCSE and A Level results can be a stressful experience in a normal year, let alone after a period of time which has thrown down so many additional challenges. If you are feeling anxious or struggling with your mental health, you must speak to somebody. This might be a parent, carer or someone else you trust. A number of staff will be available on results days.

There are also a number of organisations who can provide information, resources and live support which is free, safe and anonymous, including...


Further official support documents

For further information about the awarding of grades this summer...

  • Information from Ofqual can be found HERE
  • Information from JCQ can be found HERE