Exams: Important Notices

Y13 Mock Exam Timetables

Exam timetables are now available for the Year 13 Mock Exam Week, which takes place 1 – 7 February 2019. …

Summer Exam Dates

The dates for the Summer 2019 Exam Period have now been confirmed. The exams will start on the week commencing …

Exam Timetables: January 2019

Exam timetables are now available for the Year 10 Exam Week and the vocational subject unit exams taking place in …

Exam Timetables: January/February 2019

Information for Exam Candidates

The Essentials

  • You will have received your statement of entry and exam timetable, please check them carefully. If there are any errors, contact the exams office. For changes of tier check with the subject concerned.
  • Prior to the start of the exam period you will receive a rooming timetable showing all the exams. You will have to identify your own exams to find out their location.
  • School exams start at 9:15am for the morning session and 1:15pm for the afternoon session. You should be in school at least 20 minutes before the start of the exam.
  • You should be in school uniform for the exams.
  • You should make sure that you only take into the exam the permitted equipment i.e. black pens, calculators if permitted for that exam. All equipment must be in a clear case or clear plastic bag.
  • You are not allowed mobile phones, MP3/MP4 players etc. in the exam room. They must be handed in before the start of the exam. Failure to do so can mean the loss of that exam result. Where possible, leave them at home.
  • You are not allowed to bring digital watches into the exam room, only analogue watches which need to be placed on your exam desk.
  • You are not allowed to take sweets into the exam room. Only a small bottle of still water is allowed in the exam room and the label must be removed. Any calculator lids must also be removed. Packets of tissues are not allowed in the exam room. Should you need a tissue during the exam the invigilators will be able to provide you with one.
  • Please remember it is your responsibility to check when and where your exam is.
  • You need to remember your candidate number for all your exams. This can be found on your statement of entry and on the seating plan outside the exam room.
  • Students may also wish to download the Exam Check List (PDF).

In the Event of an Unplanned School Closure during External Examinations

If the school is closed to students due to severe weather conditions during an external examination period, information will be provided on a daily basis on the school website, by messages sent via Schoolcomms and on Facebook/Twitter.