Exams Arrangements

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Y11   |   Y10   |   Y9   |   Y8   |   Exam Boards   |   Results & Certificates   |   Rules

For queries regarding examinations, please contact the Exams Officer; Ms S Talleraas

Individual examination timetables can be found by logging into EdulinkOne. Please direct any EdulinkOne queries to :


Year 11

Students can access individual exam timetables on EdulinkOne

MOCK EXAMS

The Y11 mock exam timetable can be found here.

  • a parent information evening will take place Wed 9 Oct at 6.30pm
  • some exams will extend beyond 3.00pm
  • students are expected to bring all necessary equipment. An 'Exam Shop' is available for students to purchase equipment, if required
  • students are encouraged to bring in a bottle of water (no fizzy drinks, please) - any label need to be removed

EXTERNAL EXAMS

  • GCSE exam timetable for 2019/20 can be found here
  • Sport Studies: the Sport Studies re-sit examination will take place Wed 8 Jan at 9am
  • iMedia: the Creative iMedia re-sit examination will take place Wed 8 Jan at 1.30pm
  • Health & Social: the BTEC Health and Social written examination will take place Fri 7 Feb at 9am
  • Music Tech: the practical element of Music Technology as well as the re-sit of the written examination will take place in March - exact dates TBC

Contingency Day

The exam boards have designated Wed 24 Jun 20 as a ‘contingency day’ for exams in the event of national or local disruption to exams. Students are asked to be available until this date in case the exam boards need to invoke their contingency plan.

NON-EXAMINATION ASSESSMENTS (NEA)

  • Information on Non-Examination Assessment mark review can be found here or by using the link on the left hand side navigation menu.

Year 10

Students can access individual exam timetables on EdulinkOne

INTERNAL EXAMS

  • Sport Studies: mock exam to take place Wed 20 Nov at 1.30pm
  • Year 10: the Year 10 examinations will take place in Feb 20. More information to follow

EXTERNAL EXAMS

  • Sport Studies: the Sport Studies external exam will take place Wed 8 Jan at 9am 

GCSE Exams Contingency Day - Summer 2020

The exam boards have designated Wed 24 Jun 20 as a ‘contingency day’ for exams in the event of national or local disruption to exams. Students are asked to be available until this date in case the exam boards need to invoke their contingency plan.

GCSE Exam Timetable 2019/20

  • GCSE exam timetable for school year 2019/20 can be found here

Year 9

  • Y9 examinations will take place in May/Jun 20. More information to follow

Year 8

  •  Y8 examinations will take place in Jan/Feb 20. More information to follow

Exam Boards

  • Information on exam boards for 2019/20 can be found here

Results & Certificates

GCSE Results

  • Exam result day: Thur 20 Aug 20 - Hall
  • Results can not be provided over the phone
  • Results not picked up on results day can be collected in Sep 20
  • Results can be posted; please provide the Registry office with a 'stamped self addressed envelope
  • If an adult relative is to collect the result on behalf of a student, the student is asked to provide a letter of consent to Mr Brand prior to results day. The person collecting the result must be able to show photo ID 

Post Exam Result Services

Not sure if the exam paper has been marked correctly? Please click here to see what post result services are available.

Certificates

GCSE (and other qualifications) Certificates achieved at Calthorpe Park are distributed to students at the Certificate Evening once they have completed Year 11. The Certificate Evening takes place in November every year.

Students who do not attend Certificate Evening can arrange collection of their Certificates by contacting Mrs J Hale - Registry Office - jo.hale@staff.calthorpepark.hants.sch.uk


New GCSE 9 to 1 Grading

GCSEs are being reformed and will be graded with a new scale from 9 to 1, with 9 being the highest grade. Ofqual and The Department of Education (DfE) have provided guidance documents to help students and parents understand the new grading. These can be viewed here:

  • Quick guide 9-1 grade card
  • Additional information
  • New GCSE content will be more challenging
  • Fewer grade 9s will be awarded than A*s
  • English language, English literature and maths will be the first to be graded from 9 to 1 in 2017
  • Several more subjects will have 9 to 1 grading in 2018, with others following in 2019. During this transition, students will receive a mixture of letter and number grades

Rules, Regulations and Operations

All exams are run in accordance with the official Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) rules and regulations. The key points of these are summarised in posters outside the Exam rooms. All candidates are required to know what these key points are, and abide by them.


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