On this page you will find all information relating to examinations. The summer series examinations take place during May and June and range from the following
GCSE Summer 2022 ; and
GCE Summer 2022.
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
During this academic year 21/22 you will be undertaking public examinations (GCSE; GCE; and BTEC). 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/
Year 11 mock examinations will take place during the week beginning 29th November 2021; Year 13 mock examinations will take place during the week beginning 10th January 2022; and Year 12 mock examinations will take place during the week beginning 7th February 2022. 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 during morning registration prior to each examination series, and also email 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 18th August for AS/A2 and 25th Auguts 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.