Dear Department for Education,
I need to obtain copies of my GCSES and any other examinations I have taken for a job, I cannot remember the examining board and the school or they would no longer exist, can you help me please as I cannot remember the examining board?
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Thank you for your email of 10 May about your GCSE and other examinations.
Unfortunately, I should explain that the department does not hold copies
of individual exam results centrally. You may be able to obtain copies
from the last school you attended. You can look up the contact details of
your former school from the Get information about schools’ website at:
It may be helpful if I clarify that in order to obtain an official record
of your exam results you would need to contact the relevant exam boards.
There are five main exam boards in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
They can be contacted directly for O level, CSE, GCSE and A level results.
These exam boards also hold results for all the old exam boards. To find
out which one to contact, there is more information on the GOV.UK website
I should also explain that if your school no longer exists, you could try
contacting the local authority in the area where the school was based. You
can look up the contact details for the local authority at:
Thank you for writing and I hope that this information is useful.
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