Examinations

SUMMER 2022 EXAMINATION DATES

Please find below the Summer 2022 Exam Dates which have been collated from the various examination boards.
This information could be subject to change by the exam boards, although at this stage it is unlikely, but could happen so please remember this before making any decisions around these dates. Students will be sent their individual confirmed timetable directly, shortly before the exams.This will show all dates, locations, start times and durations. This is the timetable that the students MUST use to ensure they are in the correct place for all their scheduled exams.

GCSE Exam DatesA Level Exam Dates

DOCUMENTS TO READ WITH YOUR CHILD PRIOR TO THE EXAMINATIONS

We would please ask that you go through the JCQ Information for Candidates document and the Social Media Information with your child before their period of examinations begin:

JCQ INFORMATION TO CANDIDATES WRITTEN TESTS 2021-22

SOCIAL MEDIA INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES

JCQ GUIDANCE FOR SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

JCQ has published guidance for special consideration for students in the examination series this summer.  This guidance can be found below:

JCQ GUIDANCE FOR SPECIAL CONSIDERATION 

The school can only operate within this guidance.  It outlines when special consideration will be taken into account.

INFORMATION FROM OFQUAL

On the 7 February Ofqual released details of the support that will be available for the summer Examinations for the Year 11 and Year 13 students who will be sitting GCSE, Vocational and A Level qualifications.  Details of this support, changes to the content and the way these qualifications will be examined are detailed below:

KS4 GCSE/ VOCATIONAL CHANGES TO EXAMINATION CONTENT – SUMMER 2022KS5 A LEVEL/VOCATIONAL CHANGES TO EXAMINATION CONTENT – SUMMER 2022

Your child will receive this information from their subject teachers over the coming weeks and they will ensure that all are fully supported in their preparations for their examinations.

Any further information relating to the 2022 GCSE and A Level examinations will be added in due course, however this page houses a wealth of examination support for you and your child.

Year 13

TECHNIQUES FOR REVISION

Spacing and Timing Revision

The Flipped Learning Technique

Cognitive Load Theory

The Chunking Technique

The Interleaving Technique

Using Flashcards

SUPPORTING YOUR CHILD

Night Before Exam Preparation

Keeping Active During Revision

Year 11

STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS

In January we ran a 'Strategies for Success Day' for all Year 11 students. The resources below were shared with students during this initiative and are a wonderful point of reference and support.

Strategies for Success Presentation

Learning Performance Revision Booklet

The presentation below will help parents/carers to support Year 11 students with revision focusing on three key principles: Re-frame, Routine, Reward.

Year 11 Parents Revision Evening Presentation 

Year 11 Revision EveningPresentation Video

FURTHER SUPPORT MATERIAL

Revision Timetable Template

KS4 Specifications

GCSE EXAMINATIONS – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

For more information on how to support your child please also go to the Supporting Your Child's Learning page