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Exam Certificates 2020

2020 exam certificates can now be collected from reception, during term time, between 0930-1630. If someone is collecting certificates on your behalf, they will need to bring a note from you giving your permission for them to do so, and personal ID. We are not able to post certificates.

Year 10 GCSE
With the introduction of the new linear style GCSE examinations, Year 10 students sit the majority of their examinations at the end of Year 11. Students studying Cambridge Nationals (ICT) will have examinations in Year 10.

Year 11 GCSE Examinations
Examinations are held in May / June and are the conclusion of a their secondary education. Students will be prepared for these examinations via their tutors, subject teachers and by way of the Mock Examination.

Year 12 and 13 GCE (A level) Examinations
Examinations and resits are held in May / June each year. 

Examinations
ALL examinations are externally assessed and undertaken under strict rules and guidelines. Students are provided with advice and guidance on preparation and conduct. Additionally a Handbook is provided for the benefit of students which will outline preparation and examination conduct.

Controlled Assessment / Coursework Assessment
Some subjects have Controlled Assessments or coursework assessments in addition to written examinations which will be taken prior to any written examination – please contact your subject teacher for more information.

Examination Entrance Fees
Students entering for external examinations at the end of their courses normally have the necessary fees paid by the College from the budget delegated by the Local Authority. Candidates who enter examinations other than at the end of a College course will normally be expected to pay their own entry fee. Likewise any resit fees are also charged. Fees for GCSEs are approximately £40.00 per GCSE. Fees for GCE are approximately £80 - £120 per GCE.

Examination Results Days:       GCE Results Day

 Tuesday 10 August 2021

 

Year 13 Results Day Invitation Letter and Information 2021

                            GCSE Results Day       

 Thursday 12 August 2021

 

Year 11 Results Day Invitation Letter and Information 2021

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Examinations Officer:  Mrs Jo Moore 01359 230885  extension 1181