Pupils – Exams


For all upcoming exam dates, please reference the Events tab/Events Calendar.

F = Foundation Paper
H = Higher Paper


Morning Exams commence at 9.00AM

Afternoon Exams commence at 1.30PM

Please aim to arrive at school 15 minutes prior to the exam start time.


All students should familiarise themselves with the following documents on the JCQ website http://www.jcq.org.uk/

Information for Candidates – Written Examinations

Information for Candidates – GCSE Controlled Assessments

Information for Candidates – GCE, ELC and Project Qualifications – Coursework Assessments

Information for Candidates – Non Examination Assessments

Information for Candidates – On-Screen Tests

Information for Candidates – Privacy Notice

Information for Candidates – Social Media


Exams Policy

Examinations Policy

For all other policies such as the below, please send a request email on the contact page:

  • Procedure for the emergency evacuation of the exam room
  • Exam Contingency Plan
  • Internal Appeals Policy
  • Policy covering the management of GCSE Controlled Assessments
  • Policy covering the management of NEA’s (Non Exam Assessments)
  • Disability Policy in compliance with relevant legislation


Absence from Examinations

You must attend all examinations on your individual Candidate Statement of Entry.

Misreading the timetable will not be acceptable as an explanation for absence.

If you miss an exam due to illness, you must telephone the Examinations Officer on 01229 407386 as soon as possible on the morning of the exam.

A medical certificate should be forwarded to the Examination Officer within 3 days of the exam missed.