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Pupil Assessment

Years 7 and 8

The pupils in these years do not usually sit any public examinations but are regularly assessed throughout the year. The results of these three assessments are reported to parents and also will be presented at Parents’ Evening. School examinations in 2017-2018 will be from 4th -15th June 2018.

Year 9
The pupils in this year are regularly assessed throughout the year. The results of these assessments are reported to parents and also will be presented at Parents’ Evening.

Pupils in year 9 will be following GCSE level courses and examinations and assessments will be sat in these at the appropriate times although school examinations will be carried out starting the week beginning 18th June 2018.

Years 10 and 11

The pupils in these years are regularly assessed throughout the year. The results of these assessments are reported to parents and also will be presented at Parents’ Evening.

Pupils in year 10 will have school examinations in the week beginning 25th June 2018.

Pupils in year 11 will have mock examinations in December and March, and GCSE examinations during the summer months.

Pupils in years 10 and 11 who are on a Btec or Cambridge National course will sit examinations for these as advised by Teaching Staff.

Years 12 and 13

The pupils in these years are regularly assessed throughout the year. The results of these assessments are reported to parents and also will be presented at Parents’ Evening. Pupils in year 12 may sit external examinations in June 2018, however as the majority of courses are now two years they will have mock examinations from the week beginning 25th June 2018.

Pupils following vocational courses such as BTEC, Cambridge Technicals and LIBF Financial Studies may sit external exams in January and April as well as during Summer.

Written summer examinations commence on the week beginning 14th May and finish by Friday 29th June. Timetables for these examinations will be available in the timetables section as soon as information is available.

Practical examinations are scheduled in April and May 2018.