Exams and revision

Exam Board Information

 

For revision tips and guides please use the link below:

REVISION TIPS & GUIDES

 

Information for candidates

Swanwick Hall School understands that taking exams can be a stressful period for students and parents/carers. It is important that everyone involved in this process is as informed as possible regarding the expectations of the exam boards. The information on this page is intended to inform you about examination rules and procedures. These documents will provide clear guidance from the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ). It is strongly advised that students and parents read them carefully to ensure that students are not in breach of regulations.

If you require further support, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Perry the school’s Examinations Officer.

INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES – COURSEWORK

INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES – SOCIAL MEDIA

INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES – PRIVACY NOTICE

INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES – ONSCREEN TESTS

INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES – WRITTEN EXAMS

 

Year 10 exam timetable

Year 10 students can download their mock exam timetable using the following link:

YEAR 10 EXAM TIMETABLE – NOVEMBER 2019

 

Year 11 exam timetable

Year 11 students can download their mock exam timetable using the following link:

YEAR 11 EXAM TIMETABLE – NOVEMBER 2019

 

Exam room posters

WARNING TO CANDIDATES

NO MOBILE PHONES POSTER

 

JCQ Mobile Phone Video

Students are asked to watch this video prior to sitting any exams. It is important to understand that being in possession of a mobile phone, or any other electronic device, during an exam is likely to be classed as malpractice. The exam boards take cases of suspected malpractice very seriously and the probable outcome is disqualification from the exam meaning students will receive zero marks.

The school advises students to leave their mobile phones at home on exam days.

Policies

Swanwick Hall School has an ‘Internal Assessment & Appeals Policy’ covering all internally completed assessments. This is policy is available, by request, from the school’s Exams Office: exams@swanwickhall.derbyshire.sch.uk.

 

Results Days

GCE Results Day is on Thursday 15th August. Students can collect their results from 10am in the Sixth Form centre.

GCSE Results day is on Thursday 22nd August. Students cab collect their results from 10am in the Dining Hall.

If students are unable to collect their results in person they must write a letter to the Exams Officer, Mrs Perry, to ask for the results to be e-mailed or posted. Results will not be released to anyone other than the student without prior written consent. Please note, letters from parents cannot be accepted for data protection reasons. No results will be given over the phone.

Should students have any queries regarding results day, they can contact Mrs Perry by e-mail: kpr@swanwickhall.derbyshire.sch.uk.

 

Post Results Services

The exam boards offer various post-reults services inlcuding: a clerical check, review of marking  and access to scripts. Services are available to all students. Please contact the Exams Office for fee information and deadlines.

Past Papers

Completing past exam papers is a good way to practice what you’ve learnt so far and to highlight any areas where you may need to make improvements.

Past papers from June 2017 can be accessed by clicking the links below.

AQA – http://www.aqa.org.uk/exams-administration/exams-guidance/find-past-papers-and-mark-schemes

Edexcel – http://qualifications.pearson.com/content/demo/en/support/support-topics/exams/past-papers.html

OCR – http://www.ocr.org.uk/i-want-to/download-past-papers/

WJEC – http://www.wjec.co.uk/students/past-papers/

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