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All students in Y7 to Y9 will sit internal end of year examinations in all subject areas. These will be taking place in lessons in the last half term.  Attendance during these weeks is vital.



Students in Y10 will sit trial exams during a two week period in June. 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 28nd November 2023 – 9th December 2023. The exams will be full GCSE exams and will be reported in GCSE grades in a ‘mock’ style GCSE results day on 25th 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 on Fridays as detailed below.​

Exam contingency plan

Non exam assessment policy


​Exam Support

​At Newland School for Girls we work hard to prepare all of our students for their exams and help them to achieve their full potential.​

​In order for us to do this, students must also work hard and be aware of what is expected of them when they come to sit an exam.​

This page sets out some of the upcoming exam dates and important information that students will need in order to succeed.


For more information about exams, please call Elise Daniels, examinations officer, on (01482) 343098 or email​​


GCSE and all Vocational exam results will be available to students on Thursday 24th August. The school will be open from 9AM for students to collect their results. Any students who are unable to attend in person must contact Mrs Daniels the exams officer to arrange a suitable alternative in advance. Without this results cannot be released.

Newland School for Girls has an Internal Appeals Policy, please follow this link to access it Internal Appeals Policy

Useful Guides for Parents & Students

Please see attached guides produced by which we think you may find helpful in the build up to the exam season.

Exam Nerves​

Healthy Living

Helping with Revision

Managing Exam Stress​

Information for candidates 


Certificates generally become available to students in November after they sit their exams in the Summer. We will issue the certificates to students at GCSE Certificate evening on Thursday 12th January. If you are unable to attend then please contact Mrs Daniels to arrange to collect your certificates.


Your certificates are very valuable & should be kept safe at all times. If you lose them, you will be charged by the awarding bodies for replacements or statement of results, whichever the board provides. They do not all send replacement Certificates. You will be charged for each search you request to each of the Boards. Prices vary from board to board.


Please use the following link to apply for replacements: Replacement Exam Certificate




Years 9, 10 and 11 are the most important...


Years 9, 10 and 11 are the most important years of your academic development and lay the foundation for your future career and aspirations. Please, don’t waste this important stage of your development.


Embrace the challenge, be attentive in class, prepare coursework correctly, revise your studies appropriately and sit your examinations with confidence. 


There is nothing like the feeling of having achieved and being able to move forward with your life plans. Hopefully when it comes to your GCSE exam results day you will be one of the many pupils who is inspired and filled with pride after receiving the results that you truly deserve.


Good luck to you all!

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