Key dates – 2019/20

January 2020 Series – General Qualifications

Activity Date
Closing date for receipt of Consortium applications 31 October 2019
Closing date for Entries 21 October 2019
Sampling details available 6 December 2019
Closing date for submission of online marks and collection of samples 9 January 2020 - General Qualifications
Issue of eTAC6 centre reports for GCSE 4 March 2020

January 2020 Series – Occupational Studies

Activity Date
Closing date for centres to complete Occupational Studies online registration 27 September 2019
Closing date for Entries 21 October 2019
Closing date for centres to register online split site details for Occupational Studies 21 October 2019
Sampling details available for Occupational Studies 10 December 2019
Closing date for submission of online marks and collection of samples for Occupational Studies 15 January 2020 - Occupational Studies
Issue of eTAC6 centre reports for Occupational Studies 18 March 2020

Summer 2020 Series - General Qualifications

Activity Date
Closing date for receipt of Consortium applications 31 January 2020
Closing date for Entries 21 February 2020
Sampling details available To be in centres on 20 April 2020

Closing date for submission of online marks and collection of samples

1 May 2020 - General Qualifications
5 May 2020 - GCE Applied Business / GCE Applied ICT / GCE Health & Social Care/ GCE Music / GCE/GCSE Moving Image Arts
7 May 2020 - GCE Biology (AS/A2)
Closing date for eCRS marks submission and eSubmission 1 May 2020 - GCSE Gaeilge (G9571) and GCSE Music (G9712)
5 May 2020 - GCE Music AS/A2
Collection of Portfolios for GCSE English Language (GEN3) 6 May 2020
Issue of eTAC6 centre reports (GCE) 12 August 2020
Issue of eTAC6 centre reports (GCSE) 19 August 2020

Summer 2020 Series – Occupational Studies

Activity Date
Closing date for centres to complete Occupational Studies online registration 10 January 2020
Closing date for Entries 21 February 2020
Closing date for centres to register online split site details for Occupational Studies 21 February 2020
Sampling details available for Occupational Studies 27 April 2020
Closing date for submission of online marks and collection of samples 12 May 2020
Issue of eTAC6 centre reports for Occupational Studies 19 August 2020

Summer 2020 Series - Visiting Moderated Subjects

Level Subject Visiting Moderation  eCRS deadline Receipt of Sample Instructions
GCSE English Language S+L 2 March - 27 March 2020 27 February 2020 NA
GCSE Drama 2 March - 20 March 2020 27 February 2020 NA
GCSE PE 23 March - 24 April 2020 4 March 2020 NA
GCSE Gaeilge 18 March - 6 April 2020 12 March 2020 NA
GCSE Technology & Design 27 April - 7 May 2020 21 April 2020 23 April 2020
GCSE Art & Design 4 May - 14 May 2020 27 April 2020 29 April 2020
GCSE Construction 4 May - 15 May 2020 27 April 2020 29 April 2020
GCSE Contemporary Crafts 6 May - 15 May 2020 29 April 2020 1 May 2020
GCSE MVRUS 16 March - 30 April 2020 11 May 2020 NA
AS + A2 Technology & Design 7 May - 19 May 2020 1 May 2020 5 May 2020
AS Art & Design 15 May - 26 May 2020 7 May 2020 11 May 2020
A2 Art & Design 27 May - 4 June 2020 19 May 2020 21 May 2020