Examination Support and Information

We strive to offer students a great deal of help and support all throughout the year and particularly during exams. This includes help with study skills, equipping students with a range of techniques to ensure they make best use of their revision time. Mr Tyrrell has prepared a presentation for students in Years 7-10 and 12, taking their Serious About Success exams in June and you can watch the video below (click on the image) and download a pdf version to the right of the page.

Study skills assembly year 7 to 10 and 12 17 May 2021 V2 image

Parents and Carers are often concerned about how they can best help their child during the stressful examination season and we have put together some advice 'Help your child beat exam stress', which you can download on the right. We encourage students to speak with parents, form tutors or Guidance Team Leaders if they have any concerns regarding their examinations and there are also many useful sources of advice and information online, including from organisations such as AQA and ChildLIne.  

Each year we also hold Information Evenings for 11 Students and their Parents/ Carers to give specific information about revising for GCSEs in general and about GCSE English and Maths revision in particular. We also run a yearly GCSE Information Evening for Year 10 Parents and Carers. You can see these presentations on the Parent/Carers' Information Evenings page and also download the documents shared on the night using the links on the right. 

In order to help students to feel fully prepared, many of our curriculum teams offer coursework catch up and revision sessions after school and at weekends. See the downloads on the right for more details of individual subjects.

Finally, the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) produces guidance and information for candidates on behalf of the AQA, City & Guilds, CCEA, Edexcel, OCR and WJEC examination boards. These relate to things like candidates sitting written examinations, doing coursework and taking on-screen tests. You can access these from the links below:

Please also see the downloadable document regarding the review of centre assessed coursework marks. Click here.

You can help your child by making sure they understand the regulations and have all the necessary equipment they need for each examination.

If, following the release of the A Level or GCSE exam results, a student or Parent/Carer has a query, a range of services are available.

Please see the documents to the right of the screen with regards to the various options and associated deadlines and costs.