Exams Handbook 2021/22

The Exams handbook is available to download here. All students should read this booklet prior to each set of exams. 

The equipment list for all external exams can be found here.

You must be ready outside the relevant exam room at least 10-15 minutes before the scheduled start time shown on the timetable (i.e. 8:45am / 1:45pm). Aim to arrive in college at least 30 minutes early - this will help with any unexpected travel delays.

Additional information sent to students by email on 16th May 2022 can be found here.

 

Timetables

November 2021 GCSE and University Admissions Test Timetable

Timetable for the above series is available HERE. Individual timetables will be e-mailed to students in October.

December 2021 Mock Exam Timetable

Timetable for the above series is available HERE. Individual timetables will be e-mailed to students approximately 3 weeks before the start date.

Criminology Exam/Controlled Assessment Timetable 2021/22

Timetable for the above series will be available HERE . Individual timetables will be e-mailed to students in at various points throughout the year.

January 2022 BTEC/Vocational Timetable (BTEC exams/ set tasks)

PROVISIONAL Timetable for the above series is available HERE. Individual timetables will be e-mailed to students in December.

January 2022 CACHE External Assessment Timetable (Childcare A1 and A2, Heath and Social Care A2)

 PROVISIONAL Timetable for the above series HERE. Individual timetables will be e-mailed to students in December.

March 2022 Mock Exam Timetable (A2 A level, A2 Criminology, GCSE English/Maths and A1 Core Maths)

Timetable for the above series is available HERE. Individual timetables will be e-mailed to students in March.

April 2022 - A1 Progression Exams Timetable

Progression exam timetable for the above series is available HERE.  Individual timetables will be e-mailed to students before the Easter holidays.

Summer 2022 - All External Exams Timetable (A Levels, GCSE, BTEC and NCFE/CACHE) 

Timetable for the above series is available HERE. Individual timetables will be emailed to students before the Easter holidays.

 

JCQ Notices/Posters

Warning to candidates - 2021/22 can be found here

Information for candidates 2021/22 - Written Examinations - can be found here

Information for candidates 2021/22-  Non-examined Assessments - can be found here

Information for candidates 2021/22 - Coursework - can be found here

Information for candidates 2021/22 - Onscreen Tests - can be found here

Information for candidates - Privacy Notice - can be found here

Information for candidates - Use of Social Media - can be found here

Internal Appeals Policy can be found here (being updated for 2021/22)

Internal Appeals Procedure can be found here (being updated for 2021/22)

 

Study Leave

Students who study only A-level subjects will be on study leave during each relevant set of exams. Students on a mixed study programme are expected in college for vocational lessons where they do not have examinations. Please see information below on study leave entitlement. Students on full vocational courses are expected in lessons as normal during each set of exams.

Study leave for students on a mixed programme of study:

AM Exam - no study leave

PM Exam - Study leave AM - do not need to attend timetabled lessons.