All students in Y7 to Y9 will sit internal end of year examinations in all subject areas. These will take place in the week commencing 17th June during lessons. Attendance during these week is vital.
Students in Y10 will sit trial exams during a two week period from 17th May 2021 – 28th May 2021. The exams will be full GCSE exams and will be reported in GCSE grades in a ‘mock’ style GCSE results day. It is vital that all students attend fully during the trial exams. A full examination timetable will be published in advance.
Students in Y11 will sit trial exams from 30th November 2020 – 11th December 2020. The exams will be full GCSE exams and will be reported in GCSE grades in a ‘mock’ style GCSE results day on 18th January. It is vital that all students attend fully during the trial exams. A full examination timetable will be published in advance.
All students will be issued with individual examination timetables for each trial exam period and their final GCSE examinations. Examination timetables will also be published here.
In addition to their trial exams Y11 students will also follow a continuous programme of trial exams in core subjects as detailed below. There is also a formal exam series for vocational subjects in the week of 4th January 2021.
The GCSE exam series has been delayed by 3 weeks in 2021 to allow additional catch-up time for Y11 students.
When released a copy of the provisional exam timetable will be available here.
There have been a number of changes made to the curriculum for some GCSE subjects that will be examined in 2021. Details of these changes are summarised below