@Caldicot_Sch

07:16 AM - 28 Sep 2022

We are really looking forward to seeing Year 6 families tomorrow 5.30pm to 7.30pm. https://t.co/tANyGUm6V7

11:59 AM - 24 Sep 2022

Contact if you are a local or national employer and you are interested in attending our upcoming Career Fair. https://t.co/uEiunXqfYf

20:44 PM - 22 Sep 2022

We have exciting opportunities at the school for Teacher of Welsh, 2nd in Mathematics and Teacher of Chemistry. Please click on the link to find out more. https://t.co/R6BvasiUI2

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1572904275155779584

12:02 PM - 22 Sep 2022

Congratulations to Maddy in Year 12 for being awarded the prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarship following a rigorous application, examination and interview process. A fantastic achievement! https://t.co/cPpgCsmBXt

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1572573872947331072

14:10 PM - 21 Sep 2022

We invite all Year 6 families to our open evening next Thursday (29th September). Tours of the school will be available from 5:30pm until 7:30pm, with presentations by headteacher Steven Grech at 5:30pm and 7pm. https://t.co/Prrc2MHcoB

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1572252075739734019

16:51 PM - 20 Sep 2022

We are incredibly proud to learn that Caldicot alumna, Emily Batten has represented the Royal Marines Band Service as a clarinettist in HLM Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral procession yesterday, following 7 years of duty. What a spectacular achievement, Emily! 👏🏼 https://t.co/0ZiPltzO8U

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1570359276358758406

11:30 AM - 15 Sep 2022

Reminder: The school will be closed to all pupils and staff on Monday (September 19th) for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's State Funeral. https://t.co/XxYPGnwCME

14:41 PM - 14 Sep 2022

A reminder of our Year 9 Introduction to GCSE evening on Thursday 16th September at 6.00pm. A link to join the online meeting has been sent to families.

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1567946101013233665

19:40 PM - 8 Sep 2022

Following the passing of HM The Queen, our thoughts are with the . We offer our condolences to all who mourn her and, as our longest reigning monarch, we give thanks for her life of dedication and service. https://t.co/A0D7f8qB7t

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1567866608084828161

14:25 PM - 8 Sep 2022

Meet Juno, who is in training to be the Wellbeing Dog at the school. Juno has enjoyed spending some time on-site with Mrs Llewellyn this week! https://t.co/QpBgLg6ZYQ

Examinations

WJEC Public examinations take place during November, January and May/June for students in years 10, 11, 12 and 13.  BTEC and LIBF exams take place on various dates throughout the year.

Key dates can be found on the WJEC website WJEC Key Dates

Public examinations typically start at 9.00am in the morning and at 1.00pm in the afternoon. However, students must check their start times on their individual examination timetables. Students should arrive 15 minutes before the examination is due to start. Student examination timetables will detail start times and locations. Please be advised that all students are expected to wear full school uniform to each of their exams.

Council for Qualifications Guidance 
Throughout the examination process strict procedures are put in place by the Joint Council for Qualifications, which must be adhered to,. Students are advised to review the important guidance for students, which is accessible via the link https://www.jcq.org.uk/exams-office/information-for-candidates-documents/

Mock Examinations
Year 11 mock examinations will take place during the week beginning 28th November 2022; Year 13 mock examinations will take place during the week beginning 9th January 2023; and Year 12 mock examinations will take place during the week beginning 6th February 2023. These are designed to support students by providing a 'real' experience of public assessments, in similar conditions.

Year 7 - 9 National Testing
All students in Wales sit a series of tests in Years 7-9. The aim of these are to provide detailed information on each individual student's development and progress in reading and numeracy (reasoning). The tests also show where individual students may need more assistance to help improve their specific skill(s).

GCSE/Level 2 Qualifications & A Level/Level 3 Qualifications
Most written examinations are sat by students during the summer examination series in May and June of each year. In addition to these, students from Years 10-13 may be involved in controlled assessments, orals, practical units and Non-Examination Assessments (NEA) throughout their respective courses. Students may also complete GCSE English Language, GCSE Mathematics and GCSE Numeracy written examinations during the November examination series and GCSE English Literature and Health and Social Care units during the January series.

Individual student examination timetables are distributed as a paper copy prior to each examination series, and are also emailed out to families. During the examination period, all students are required to arrive at the examination venue no later than 8:35am for morning sessions and 12:35pm for afternoon sessions. Full uniform is required and the sixth form dress code maintained for all examinations.

Students are offered support throughout the year in preparation for their examinations and assessments. These are delivered in the form of additional subject specific revision sessions and a series of sessions aimed at developing each students’ revision techniques and strategies.

RESULTS ENQUIRIES/POST RESULTS SERVICES
Results days are 17th August for AS/A2 and 24th August for GCSE

After students have received examination results, there is a short period of time where papers can be requested and/or reviewed for marking. Should you have any queries, Please contact Mrs Lillie, Examinations Manager by email.  

WJEC Post Examination Results Service
Edexcel Post Results Service
Coping with Examination Pressure

For further information about qualification and specifications, please visit Joint Qualifications Committee www.jcq.co.uk and/or WJEC www.wjec.co.uk