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Exam Results Next Steps

Exam Results Next Steps

Post Results Services

(Updated 16/08/22)


If you have any concerns regarding your results, there are various post result services available to you. 


Service 1: Clerical Check 

A clerical check of a marked paper makes sure:

  • All the pages were marked
  • All the marks were counted
  • The result matches the marks on the paper.

The deadline for completion is within 10 calendar days of the awarding body receiving the request. 


Service 2: Review of Marking 

A review of marking can be requested to ensure that the agreed mark scheme has been applied correctly, this does not mean the exam script is remarked.

If a review of marking is requested, the exam board will also carry out a clerical check alongside. 

If your university place is at risk please speak to a member of the Exams Team urgently with regards to a priority appeal. You cannot request a priority script if you are applying for a priority appeal.

The deadline for completion is within 15 calendar days (priority) and 20 calendar days (standard) of the awarding body receiving the request.


Access to Scripts

Scripts can be requested for the following reasons

  • Scripts to support reviews of marking (priority)
  • Scripts to support teaching and learning (non-priority)


Candidate consent must be obtained before copies of scripts can be requested. Where scripts are requested to support teaching and learning Franklin College provides assurance that:

  • Script copies will be seen only by teachers who are members of staff at Franklin College or returned directly to candidates. 
  • Candidates who grant their permission have the right to ask Franklin College to anonymise their scripts before use. 
  • Script copies used by teachers at Franklin College will be kept securely within the centre. When no longer required, scripts will be disposed of confidentially. 
  • Candidates have the right to instruct Franklin College not to request their scripts. 


Candidate Consent

If Franklin College submits a post result service request on a candidate's behalf, there are three possible outcomes: 

  • Your original mark is confirmed as correct, and there is no change to your grade
  • Your original mark is raised, so your final grade may be higher than the original grade you received
  • Your original mark is lowered, so your final grade may be lower than the original grade you received

As your grade may increase, decrease or stay the same, no application can be made to the exam board until candidate consent has been obtained. 

Consent can be provided either by completing the online form and declaration or via email to Please note the email must come from your Franklin College account. 


Post Result Services (May/June 22 Series) - Deadlines and Fees




A Levels, L3 BTECs, L3 CTECs,

WJEC Applied, LIBF



GCSEs, L2 BTECs, L2 CTECs                      


Clerical Check Tuesday 27th September  Tuesday 27th September
Priority Review of Marking  Wednesday 24th August Not Available
Review of Marking Tuesday 27th September Tuesday 27th September
Priority ATS Tuesday 30th August Tuesday 6th September
ATS Original Tuesday 27th September Tuesday 27th September
ATS Post Review* Tuesday 27th September Tuesday 27th September 

*ATS post review must be requested at the same time as the review of results. 



The fees for requesting post results services are as follows. Please note the fees listed below are per exam script



A Level/L3  




A Level  









Clerical Check £8.25 £8.25 £11.90 £11.90 £9.50 £11.00 n/a
Priority Review of Marking £52.85   n/a £58.70 £58.70 (BTEC) £66.75 £49.50   n/a
Review of Marking £44.40 £38.35 £49.20 £42.40 £54.25 £43.00 £42.00  
Priority ATS No Charge No Charge No Charge No Charge £14.00 £11.00 n/a
ATS Original No Charge No Charge No Charge No Charge £13.25 £11.00 £12.00
ATS Post Review Included Included £13.10 £13.10 £14.00 £11.00 n/a

Fees charged are the fees charged to Franklin College by the awarding body.


Fees must be paid to Franklin College before a post result request can be submitted to the awarding body. If, following a post result service, your grade changes the post results fee will be refunded. 



How to request a Review of Results

Post results services are now closed. 



Outcomes will be emailed to your Franklin College account as soon as they are received from the awarding body. 



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