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Exams Dates 2018-19

Year 11 Mock exams

  • Monday 10th December – Friday 21st December (ALL SUBJECTS)
  • Monday 11th March – Friday 15th March (ENGLISH AND MATHS ONLY)


Year 11 external/public exams

  • Monday 13th May – Wednesday 26th June**

**Please note that this is subject dependant, and that Wednesday 26th June 2019 is the ‘contingency day’ designated by the awarding bodies for examinations. Your child must therefore be available for exams up until this day.


Year 10 exams

  • Monday 4th February – Friday 15th February

Year 9 exams

  • Monday 4th February – Friday 15th February


Year 8 exams

  • Monday 24th June – Friday 5th July


Year 7 exams

  •  Monday 17th June – Friday 28th June

Exams Information

Exams are governed by strict rules and regulations. These are set by the exam boards and the school has to strictly enforce them. This page contains links to important exam board documents.
The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) website contains all the rules and regulations.
Information for Candidates:

Examination posters:

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