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Examinations and Support

Please note this centre does not take external candidates

Public examinations typically start at 8:45am in the morning and at 1:00pm in the afternoon.  Pupils must, however, ensure that they confirm these times in advance. Pupils need to arrive 15 minutes before the examination is due to start.  Pupil examination timetables will detail start times and locations.

Key Stage 3 Welsh Government Numeracy and Literacy Exams


Lessons 1 to 2

Lesson 3 to 4

Thursday 26th April

Y9 Literacy

Y7 Procedural

Friday 27th April

Y8 Literacy

Y9 Procedural

Monday 30th April

Y9 Reasoning

Y8 Procedural

Tuesday 1st May

Y7 Reasoning


Wednesday 2nd May

Y8 Reasoning

Y7 Literacy


Key Stage 4 Support Programme

Throughout Key Stage 4, a programme of After School Revision is available with free transport always provided on Tuesdays at 4.30pm, and from February half-term also on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Science revision sessions can be seen here: upgrade timetable

During Half Term breaks and the Easter holidays revision sessions are also arranged with free transport available. 

During examinations, Immersion Days and/or Immersion Mornings of intense revision are normally arranged before examinations.

Details of revision and immersion sessions are posted on this page and emailed out to pupils/parents as and when they are arranged.  Please contact Mr Downs (Pre-16 Pathway Leader) for more information.

GCSE Examinations in November 2017:

Monday 6th - Monday 13th November

Results issued January 18th 2018

Review deadline 8th February; paper return deadline 15th February.

GCSE Examinations in February 2018:

BTEC Engineering online exams  (Y9 pupils) (various dates)

Science practical exams (Y11 pupils) (various dates)

LIBF (Y11 pupils) 15th & 16th Feb

Maths Mock exam, unit 1 28th Feb (Y11 pupils)

Results for January English Literature and ICT exams issued March 2018

GCSE Examinations in Summer  2018:

Tuesday 9th May - Thursday 21st June 2018


Results issued Thursday 23rd August 2018

Sixth Form A Level Examinations

LIBF Exam dates: 17th January, 22nd January, 25th April, 30th April

Summer 2018:

Monday 14th May - Wednesday 19th June 2018


Results issued 16th August 2018



After you have received your results, you have a period of time in which you can request your paper back, and/or request a review of marking.  

You can get a form from the main office, which details deadlines and fees (they are unique to every season).

Please contact the exam office for more information - or


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School News

February Half Term Coursework Day

February Half Term Coursework Day On Monday 19th February, the school will be providing a coursework session during Half Term.  Staff will be available on this day between 10am and […]

Pre Sixth Form Evening

Please see attached from Mr Bryant. Pre Sixth Form Information Letter

Letter from Chair of Governors

Please see the link to a letter to parents Jan 2018 from Mr Nurcombe