IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR GCSE EXAM CANDIDATES

Please check the information on your timetable carefully. It is important that your date of birth and spelling of your name is correct, this information should be the same as on your birth certificate/ passport/deed poll.

Please see Mrs Armstrong if you have a clash of subjects

  • The official notices from JCQ (Joint Council for Qualifications) in respect of rules for the conduct of both written Exams, CAUs and NEA requirements have been handed out with your timetable. Please read these. They can also be found on the school website. It is important that these documents are read carefully to eliminate any issues arising during the exam period.
  • It is important that you learn and remember your Candidate Number as you will need to write this on all exam papers. You must also use your correct name as it is printed on your timetable/ statement of entry. (i.e. Thomas not Tom)
  • You must not write on your paper until the invigilator instructs you to.
  • Start times are 9.00 a.m. for morning sessions and 1.45 p.m. for afternoon sessionsPlease look at the seating plan to ensure you know where you are sitting, it is important you sit in the correct seat.
  • Notify the school as soon as possible if you are going to be late or absent for any reason.
  • If any of these items are found on your person it will be classed as malpractice and disciplinary action will be taken by the Exam Board.Mobile phones, MP3/4 players, iPods, smart watches – anything that connects to the internet revision notes or any paperwork relevant to the exam
    calculator lids or any cases with writing on
    Water bottles with labels or large water bottles
    Food – unless for medical reasons
    Bags must never be taken into the exam hall

If you have any queries, please contact your subject teacher or Mrs Armstrong in the Exams Office.

Mrs Armstrong                          Mr Ramsey

Examinations Officer               Head of Centre

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