Examination and Controlled Assessment Information
GCSE Examinations Information
|All pupils MUST CHECK their personal statement of entry. Morning exams start at 9.00 am and afternoon exams at 1.30 pm – unless otherwise stated. Candidates MUST arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled start of the examination.|
|Information for Candidates for Written Examinations|
|Information for Candidates about Social Media|
|Information for Candidates - Privacy Notice|
|Candidate Information about Controlled Assessments|
|Important Exams Notice - Toilet breaks|
|Mock Examination Rules|
This booklet is designed to offer you help and advice in preparation for GCSE Exams. This booklet also states the rules and regulations of the exam boards that you must adhere to. Please read through this booklet to ensure that you are familiar with what is expected of you. May I take this opportunity to wish you well in your forthcoming examinations. Do your best!
Mr B Duffy
|Exam Anxiety Can Lead To Better Grades
Taking academic tests can be a stressful time for some young people and especially for those with a history of elevated anxiety. However a study published today in the British Journal of Psychology shows that anxiety only has a negative effect on test results if memory is also poor. Furthermore if memory is good, increased anxiety is associated with attaining better marks.
|Policy on Exam Entry Tiering|
|Special Consideration Explained|
Students must have 2 pens, 2 pencils, rubber, ruler, sharpener, compass, protractor and scientific calculator in a clear pencil case or plastic bag
Students taking GCSEs in England this summer will receive a mixture of number and letter grades. English language, English literature and maths are the first subjects to use the new system, with most other subjects adopting numbers by 2019. Eventually all GCSEs taken...