Who to contact
Mr Bowles (Assistant Headteacher i/c Examinations) or Mrs Johnson (Examinations Secretary) via the Assessment Office.
Where the examinations take place
All written examinations will take place in the Millennium Hall. Exceptions will be practical examinations.
Statements of entry will be provided for all students and it is the responsibility of the parents and students to ensure that all details are correct and the statement has been returned. An individual timetable will be issued with seating numbers – only one copy of the individual timetable will be provided.
These will be posted outside the examination rooms prior to the examination and master copies in each House area.
Dates & Times
When there are Public Examinations the times and dates cannot be changed. Be aware that some examinations do go beyond normal school hours and alternative transport arrangements must be made. Students are not allowed out of the examination room until the full time of the examination has elapsed.
Start of examinations will be 9:15am or 1:45pm. Students should attend Tutor and assemblies as normal unless otherwise informed. Students must ensure they are at the examination room 15minutes before the scheduled start time of the examination. Times may vary if you are entered for 2 or more papers that are scheduled at the same time.
Conduct during an examination
Full uniform is expected to be worn for all examinations. Students will be isolated from the main examination if they cannot adhere to school rules.
Equipment – this should be contained in a transparent case
Drink – sports bottles only with labels removed. Papers will not be replaced if there is a spillage
Bags & coats are not allowed in the examination room and any valuables will be left at the owners risk.
Mobiles and any other electronic devices must be switched off and handed to an invigilator at the beginning of the examination.
Absence or lateness
If there are any problems in taking the examination or any special circumstances that might have an adverse affect on the performance of the student then you MUST contact the school. A letter will be required as evidence.
Documented evidence ie. Medical certificate will add more credence to the special consideration sought from the Board.
Whenever possible always endeavour to attend and attempt the paper.
Date of results - 2013
Thursday 22nd August – GCSE or equivalent Results Day
A stamped self addressed envelope, handed in to the main office, will be required if results need to be sent.
If there are any questions relating to examinations then contact the Examinations Secretary Mrs Johnson (Ext 207) or Mr Bowles.