Pearson Edexcel

Pearson Edexcel has cancelled International GCSE and International AS/A Level exams for the May/June 2021 series. Students will instead receive teacher assessed grades.

Pearson will offer an additional exam series for International GCSE later in 2021 and the International AS/A Level October exam series will go ahead as planned.

Concerned parents, students and teachers are requested to follow the FAQ document at the bottom of this page.

Please see the notice on Pearson’s website.


In alignment with the Government of Bangladesh's directives, Cambridge will switch from exams to school-assessed grades for the June 2021 series in Bangladesh. Please review the latest statement from Cambridge.

The British Council is committed to providing the best possible support to schools, parents, and students through this difficult period. We will share further updates as soon as they become available. Thank you for your continued patience.