Exam Information

All students in year 10 and 11 will be issued with an updated Exam information booklet for 2017-2018 in the coming weeks.

A copy of the booklet will be made available here on the website once it has been distributed.

It is very important that students read through this information and familiarise themselves with the rules and regulations which apply to exams, coursework and controlled assessments, together with equipment required. They should also keep the information safe so they can refer to it during the year.


Exam Certificates

Exam certificates are delivered to school in the autumn and will be available for former students to collect during the week:

Monday 20th November to Friday 24th November 2017,

Between 12pm and 2pm from Reception.

These will be certificates for all qualifications taken during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Certificates will be available to collect outside of these dates/times but please phone to arrange a convenient collection time with the Exams Officer first.

ID will be required to collect certificates, and again if collecting on behalf of a student, a signed letter of consent from them must be provided.

Current students will have their certificates issued the following week, in tutor period, details will follow nearer the time.

If you require any further information regarding exam results and certificate collection please contact the Exams Officer using the link at the bottom.


Exam Timetables

Information regarding exam dates for Pre Public Exams (PPE's) and external GCSE exams, will be posted here as they become available, but will just be general date information until exam entries are finalised.

A reminder that students should attend all exams in full school uniform, and come fully equipped with a black pen, pencil and ruler. They will also require a compass and protractor for their Maths exams and a calculator for the Maths calculator paper and all their Science exams.

Staying well hydrated during exams is very important, students are allowed to bring a drink with them to exams, but this must be water only, in a clear plastic bottle with any labels removed.

Exams for the academic year 2017-2018:

January/February 2018 – Pre Public Exams (PPE’s)

These exams are for Year 11 only and will be for all subjects, core and options as a final practice and assessment opportunity before their external GCSE’s in the summer.

They will run from Monday 22nd January until Friday 9th February 2018.

The general timetable for these exams will be posted here once it is finalised, with personal timetables going out to students before Christmas.

Summer 2018 – External GCSE’s

The main summer season for external GCSE’s commences on Monday 14th May 2018 and runs till approximately Thursday 21st June – depending on the subjects students are taking.

Initial entries for the summer GCSE’s take place in February and a provisional student entry timetable will be issued to students in March, with a finalised personal timetable being issued in April.

The overall general timetable for the summer exams will posted here in the coming weeks for information.

Summer 2018 - End of year Pre Public Exams - Year 7, 8 9 & 10.

Year 7 & 8 – All subjects which will take place in lessons from 8th May 2018 onwards run by teaching staff.

Year 9 & 10 – English Maths and Science timetabled and run in exam hall/exam rooms with invigilators and official timetable from Exams Officer

Year 9 & 10 – Option subjects will take place in lessons run by teaching staff.

The PPE’s for Year 9 & 10 will commence during w/c 18th June and run until Friday 29th June 2018.  Personal exam timetables for these year groups will be issued in May and a copy of the general exam timetable posted here once it is finalised.


If you require any further information regarding exams please contact the Exams Officer