Important notices to candidates.
Summer 2017 Exams
Certificates for all qualifications completed in the summer are now available for collection.
November 2017 Exams
Certificates will be available for collection from the early March.
January 2018 Exams
Results will be available on Thursday 15 March.
Summer 2018 Exams
Click here for the list of timetabled exams in the summer. Individual timetables will be issued to students before the Easter break.
Please note: Ingots, LIBF and non-timetabled exams are not included.
The school is required to retain Exam Certificates for a minimum of one year after they are issued. In fact, they are kept for a much longer period but, due to lack of space, they have to be destroyed after a number of years. If you have taken exams in previous years and have not collected your certificates please contact the Exams Office to check if they are still available.
Questions and Answers
Report to the Exams Office and if nobody is there report to the Main Office. Once we have the message that you have arrived it is usually possible to admit you into the examination room. However, if you are over one hour late to an exam it is unlikely that the exam boards will accept your paper. Please try to avoid being late by leaving home extra early and also check your timetables on a daily basis – forgetting an exam is not a reasonable excuse!
Special consideration can be applied for if something has seriously affected your performance ON THE DAY of the exam. Reasons for application are bereavement (if a close relative or friend has passed away close to the exam), injury or illness (you would USUALLY need a doctor’s note).
Let the Exams office know as soon as possible. Public/external exams must be taken on the day published – you cannot take it at a later date.
If you are too unwell to sit the paper you should first inform the Exams Office at the earliest opportunity.
You must get a note from your GP; it may then be possible that we can submit an application for special consideration.
If you have a minor illness, please inform the Exams Office – it may be possible for us to find you somewhere else to sit your exam if you cannot cope with being in the main hall.
If you have a contagious illness, please let us know as soon as possible as we may need to find a separate room for you.
Please make sure you are familiar with the location of the Exams Office. It would help with exam planning if you notify the Exams Officer of any problem prior to the exam; letting me know at 9.00am on the day of an exam that you have broken an arm the day before or have a contagious illness will not allow sufficient time for a contingency plan!
My direct line, for emergencies, is: 01795 542445
Hopefully, the above should help in the case of most problems but if there is anything I haven’t covered or any other question you need to ask, please email me or visit the Exams Office.
Mr J Atkinson
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