Mock examinations Students will receive:
- Personalised Mock Exam Timetable (including candidate numbers).
- Data Protection Notice.
- Version 1 of our Examination Booklet for Students & Parents/Carers. Please take the time to read and go through the examination information booklet with your child, this goes through JCQ’s rules and regulations which students need to adhere to throughout all examinations.
The personalised timetable shows what mock examinations your child is sitting and when they will take place. Your child must report to the designated room at least 10 minutes prior to the exam starting.
We would encourage you & your child to speak with the subject teacher and form tutor to arrange any revision material you may require for the mock exams. Exam board syllabus and past papers can be found on the Awarding Bodies website using the qualification number code on your timetable. Please see Awarding Body websites:
GCSE Revision & support for examinations is available at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/z98jmp3
Revision guides for GCSE can also be purchased from most major book retailers.
It is imperative that you arrive on time and attend school on your mock exam designated day. We fully appreciate that National Express Accessible Transport who transport the pupils to and from school have had issues getting to school on time, if buses are going to be late, guides will contact the office so we can make appropriate arrangements.
Information for Candidates
Version 1 of the Candidate Handbook 2022/23
Information from JCQ
Information from Ofqual
Ofqual and the DfE have confirmed that GCSE exams will return to pre-pandemic arrangements in Summer 2023.
The DfE also announced that students will not be required to memorise formulae for GCSE Mathematics and equations for GCSE Physics/Combined Science. Students will receive a clean copy of the formulae and equation sheets in their examinations whilst young people continue to recover from the impact of the pandemic