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Pupil Assessment

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 three assessments are reported to parents and presented at Parents’ Evening. School examinations in 2019-2020 will be from 1st -12th June 2020

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 15th June 2020.

Years 10 & 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 year10 will have school examinations in the week beginning 15th June 2020.

Pupils in year 11 will have Pre-Public Examinations in December and March, and GCSE examinations during the summer months.

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

Years 12 & 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 2020, however as the majority of courses are now two years they will have Pre-Public Examinations from the week beginning 15th June 2020.

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 the Summer.

Written summer examinations commence on the week beginning 11th May and finish by Friday 26th 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 2020

All pupils in years 11 and 13 are advised that Wednesday 24th June 2020 is the JCQ contingency day for GCSE/GCE examinations should sustained national or local disruption arise during the June 2020 examination season and as such all pupils in these years must ensure they are available for examinations on this day.