@Caldicot_Sch

13:36 PM - 20 Oct 2021

A reminder that Friday 22nd October is an INSET day and school is closed for all students.

08:37 AM - 15 Oct 2021

Today we are celebrating Dydd Shwmae Day! For more information: https://t.co/FMzJpqqKOZ Diolch yn fawr iawn to and all who have sent messages of support!

09:48 AM - 12 Oct 2021

A reminder of the Meet the Form Tutor Evening for Year 7 families on Thursday 14th October from 3.30pm. Students can make an appointment directly with their form tutor.

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1443609121786318854

17:10 PM - 30 Sep 2021

We are excited to be welcoming families of Year 6 from 5.30pm this evening. Preparations are well under way! https://t.co/pYOQLKJ8b3

14:56 PM - 30 Sep 2021

On Monday 4th October 2021, we have Head of School Open Door. Families can make an appointment to meet to discuss any concerns between 4.30 and 6.30pm.

15:30 PM - 28 Sep 2021

We are very much looking forward to welcoming families of Year 6 students to our our Open Evening on Thursday this week (🗓30th September, 5.30 to 7.30pm) https://t.co/I2DBbh4VQL

07:40 AM - 24 Sep 2021

We are looking for a number of examination invigilators to join our team. Check out our advert and get in touch with Mrs Lillie, Examinations Manager, at school https://t.co/JOXzlAgSi7

08:54 AM - 23 Sep 2021

A reminder about the "virtual" Sixth Form Information Evening at 7.00pm on Monday 27th September. Links to access this will be emailed to families of Year 12 and 13 students.

07:14 AM - 22 Sep 2021

We are looking forward to the virtual Year 10 and Year 11 GCSE Information Evening on Thursday 23rd September at 7.00pm. A link to join has been emailed to families.

14:33 PM - 17 Sep 2021

A reminder about the "virtual" Years 7 and 8 Information Evening at 7.00pm on Monday 20th September. Links to access this will be emailed to families of Year 7 and 8 students.

Examinations

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 
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, BTEC). Throughout the examination process strict procedures are put in place by the Joint Council for Qualifications which must be adhered to, please see the link below to important guidance for students.  

https://www.jcq.org.uk/exams-office/information-for-candidates-documents/

  Y11 Mock Exams will take place during the week beginning 29th November            Y13 Mock Exams will take place during the week beginning 10th January 2022      Y12 Mock Exams will take place during the week beginning 7th February 2022

Year 7 - 9 National Tests
All students in Wales sit a series of tests in years 7-9, the aim of which are to provide detailed information on each individual learner’s development and progress in reading and numeracy (reasoning). The tests can also show where individual children may need more help to improve their skills.

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-Examined 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.  

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
WJEC www.wjec.co.uk