November 2018

Mock GCSE exams in all subjects, except for Maths, will be starting on Monday 10th December for Year 11 students. Students have already received basic timetables and will receive their December seating timetables at the end of this week. When students do not have a timetabled exam they are expected to be in normal lessons.

Year 13 students will be having internal examinations later this term starting on Friday 14th December and then through the next week. Basic timetables have been issued and seating ones should be given out by the end of this month.

Remember: – for all your exams you will need a black pen, pencil, ruler and eraser.  For Science papers and Maths calculator papers you will also need a calculator.


ALSO: Please remember you MUST hand in mobile phones, i-pods, smart watches and any other electronic devices which can store data, at the start of ALL EXAMS.



Please note: the following information has been received from JCQ

In preparation for Summer 2019, all JCQ awarding bodies have designated Wednesday 26 June 2019 as a ‘contingency day’ for examinations. This is consistent with the qualification regulators’ document Exam system contingency plan: England, Wales and Northern Ireland – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/exam-system-contingency-plan-england-walesand-northern-ireland  The designation of a ‘contingency day’ within the common examination timetable is in the event of widespread, sustained national or local disruption to examinations. It is part of the awarding bodies’ standard contingency planning for examinations. Centres must, therefore, inform candidates that they must remain available until and including Wednesday 26 June 2019 should an awarding body need to invoke its contingency plan.