Exams

Here you can find up to date information regarding forthcoming examinations, timetables and important notices for pupils and parents.

2019 GCSE exams schedule for 2019 for Year 11

Important dates for Year 11 pupils – 2019

13th May – main GCSE exams start (the exams schedule is now available)

Please note pupils need to attend the following classes during the exam time:

  • Mon 13th May
    Period 1 – L band to attend English lessons (except those pupils in the computing exam)
    Period 2 – R band to attend English lessons (except those pupils in the computing exam)
  • Wed 15th May
    Periods 2 and 3 – All pupils to attend English lessons
  • Mon 20th May
    Periods 4 and 5 – All pupils to attend maths lessons
  • Tue 21st May
    Period 3 – All geography pupils to go to geography lessons
  • Wed 22nd May
    Periods 2 and 3 – All pupils to attend English lessons
  • Fri 24th May
    Periods 4 and 5 – All pupils to attend English lessons (except those pupils in DT exam)
  • Mon 3rd June
    Periods 4 and 5 – All pupils to attend English lessons (except those pupils in the media exam)
  • Wed 5th June
    Period 3 – All R band geography pupils to attend geography lessons
    Periods 4 and 5 – All pupils to attend maths lessons (except those pupils in the geography exam)
  • Thu 6th June
    Periods 4 and 5 – All pupils to attend English lessons (except those pupils in the history exam)
  • Mon 10th June
    Periods 4 and 5 – All pupils to attend maths lessons (except those pupils in the media exam)

extra support classes – during some Saturdays and the half-term some subject support will be available (pupils will be updated with exact details):

  • Sat, 11th May – PE
  • Sat, 18th May – Maths
  • Tue, 28th May – English
  • Fri, 31st May – History
  • Sat, 1st June – English
  • Sat, 8th June – Maths

14th June – last day of school for Year 11 pupils and a celebration buffet

20th June – School Prom

Exam stress and pressure

Taking exams can be stressful. These external sources can help:

> have a look at Childline and YoungMinds or read this pupil leaflet (for pupils)

> NHS and YoungMinds have relevant advice (for parents/carers).