Post Results Enquiries

Post Results Services
PLEASE NOTE: The “Post-Results Services Request & Candidate Consent Form” (PRS) MUST be completed for all Enquiries about Results (EAR) and Access to Scripts (ATS) and payment made before applications will be processed.

Fees and PRS forms, for all the services listed below, can be found at the foot of this page. Alternatively PRS forms may be obtained from the examinations office.

Enquiries About Results (EAR) Access To Scripts (ATS)

An outline of the services available to candidates, following the publication of examination results, is given below. Further information can be obtained by contacting the Examinations Officer.



Service 1: Clerical Re-check – enquiry 1

A re-check of all clerical procedures, with access to scripts. This service does not review the marking of a script, but will include the following checks:

• that all parts of the script have been marked;

• the totalling of marks;

• the recording of marks;

• the application of any adjustments;

• the application of grade thresholds;

if requested, a copy of the re-checked script(s) for those units/components included in the Access to Scripts service.

Priority Service 2p: Review of Marking (GCE/BTEC Level 3 Nationals Only) – enquiry 3

This is an urgent application for a review of marking that will be looked at immediately. This service may only be used if your place at University depends on the result in question. For details of what the Review of marking service entails see Service 2 below.

Priority Service 2p: Review of Marking (GCSE) – enquiry 3

Edexcel now provide an urgent application, review of marking service, for GCSE papers also. This service may only be used if your place at higher/further education is dependent on the result in question. For details of what the Review of marking service entails see Service 2 option below.


 Service 2: Review of marking – enquiry 2

This is a post-results review of the original marking, carried out by a senior examiner, to ensure that the agreed mark scheme has been applied correctly. The service is available for externally assessed components of both unitised and linear specifications.

 This service will include:

• the clerical re-checks detailed in Service 1;

• a review of marking as described above;

if requested, and at an additional cost, a copy of the reviewed script(s) for those units/components included as part of the Access to Scripts service.

 Candidates must understand that if a script is re-marked the final subject grade may be lower than, higher than or the same as the grade that was originally awarded for this subject. If following a review the final mark is lower, it is the lower mark that will stand.


Access to Scripts (ATS)

Requesting Priority PHOTOCOPIED Scripts – enquiry 4

This service is available  for GCE examinations via all awarding bodies,  however for GCSE examinations this service is only available via Pearsons (Edexcel)OCR and WJEC.

Pearsons now also provide priority photocopied scripts for the externally assessed BTEC Level 1/2 Award examinations.

If a university place is dependant on the outcome of an EAR request, a request for a priority photocopy script MUST NOT be applied for prior to a priority review of marking request.

Requesting ORIGINAL Scripts – enquiry 5

This service should not be used when deciding whether or not to apply for a review of marking.

Requesting a PHOTOCOPY of a Script when an EAR request is made – enquiry 6

If when making an EAR request a photocopy of the script is required also, this must be applied for at the same time of making the request to ensure the EAR deadline is met.

 For access to the  POST RESULTS SERVICE (PRS) REQUEST AND CANDIDATE CONSENT FORMS Summer 2019 please access the following links:

2019 – Post Results Request Form

2019 – Fees and services