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Results of School Examinations

The University of Oxford was, until 1995, involved in school examining through the work of two examination boards that set and administered O and A level and GCSE examinations and their predecessors such as School Certificate.

1. The University of Oxford Delegacy of Local Examinations

2. The Oxford and Cambridge School Examinations Board

In 1995, both of these boards were abolished and their functions, including verification of most past results, were transferred to the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate which now operates under the brand name Cambridge Assessment.  The Division of Cambridge Assessment that deals with O and A level results is OCR (contact and web details given below).

Application for verification of results of examinations set by these two boards should be made as follows:

Oxford University Delegacy of Local Examinations

For results up to 1955, contact us

For results after 1955, contact OCR

Oxford and Cambridge Schools Examination Board

For all results, contact OCR

OCR Information and Contacts

Guidance on the application procedure for verification of results can be found at


OCR may also be contacted as follows:


By post: Centre Support (Historical Records), OCR Cambridge Office, 1 Hills Road, Cambridge CB1 2EU


By phone: 01223 553225


By email:



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