Who can Enter Exam?

Entries may be submitted by a Teacher, Parent or Guardian or by the candidate themselves if they are aged 18 or over.All correspondence relating to the examination will be with this person only.If a school is making the entry, then please also provide a named contact who we can contact regarding the examination.

I have studied with another exam board: which GCL grade should I start at?

Grade level of demand should be broadly comparable between the same grades of various exam boards; The best place to start is the relevant Griffin Syllabus for your subject. Please Register / sign in on Griffin website and select your subject and download the Syllabus. It contains detailed Units for each grade. In addition, we recommend you seek your teacher’s opinion.

How Do I Enter Griffin College London Exam?

Griffin has no membership requirement. Simply follow the steps below.

  • Check Exam Dates, Fees and Deadline on the website
  • Register / Sign in and apply for grade 
  • Pay Correct Exam Fee 
  • Once your entry is processed, you’ll receive details of your exam appointments by email a few weeks before the exam date.

 I have missed the entry deadline- can I still apply?

Yes, but please be aware that you will be charged a non-refundable late fee if you select an exam period after it has commenced. If you do select an exam period which has commenced we will try our best to enrol you onto it, but can’t offer any guarantees.

I cant make the Examination date on the appointment slip – what can they do?

Please contact the Griffin College London Headquarters for the first instance, and see if an alternative date/time can be offered.Please note if you  cannot attend an examination, the examination fee cannot be refunded, however, there are special arrangements for absence through illness or in cases of genuine compassionate circumstances.

What time should I arrive for my exam?

You should arrive / log on 15 minutes before your exam is due to start.If you arrive later than the time of your exam, the examiner may not be able to conduct the exam, and it may need to be re-scheduled

I am nervous about taking my exam. How do I know that the examiner will be kind and put me at my ease?

Examiners understand and take this aspect of their work very seriously.  They want you to do your best and will go out of their way to make your exam experience enjoyable.  Examiners work from clear guidelines and scripts that ensure that every candidate is treated fairly and with the same level of friendly respect, regardless of who they are or what the outcome of their exam will be.

Are there any provisions for candidates with special educational needs?

Yes. Candidates can tell us what they need when entering for an exam or contact us and we will do everything we can to support the candidate.

When will I receive the results?

Under normal circumstances the results will be issued to the teacher within 4 weeks of the examination. Any errors found are corrected by the examiner prior to further processing of the whole examination session, and may therefore extend these timings, although the department will make every effort to process these as rapidly as possible.

When will I receive my Certificate?

Certificates are normally dispatched within 8 weeks of the date of the examination, but very often they will be received sooner than this.

I’ve lost my certificate. Can I get a replacement?

Yes. Fill up our  Certificate Replacement Form and follow the instructions within. Replacement certificates cost £15 each.