13-20 SEPTEMBER 2019
All senior examinations are on paper (including students who are signed up for digital examinations in November).
There will be tutorial sessions after senior examinations have finished for those students registered to sit the November external examinations using a laptop.
– Friday 20th – All Year 11, 12 and
Year 13 students on examination leave.
- Students in 10DC and 10MS will have examination leave from Friday, 13
September until Tuesday, 17 September.
They will return for morning classes on Wednesday, 18 September.
8.45 – 8:55 am Roll Call for all Years 9 and 10 form
classes before assembly each day.
8.50am Examination students report
for morning examinations.
9.00 am Assembly for Years 9 and 10 in
the New Gym.
9.00 – 12.00pm Morning Examinations
– 10.00am Period 1 for Year 9 and 10
– 10.50am Period 2 for Year 9 and 10
– 11.10am Interval
– 12.00pm Period 3 for Year 9 and 10
12.00 – 1.00pm Lunch (A warning bell will ring at 12:50pm)
1.00 – 4.00pm Afternoon
1.00 – 2.20pm Period 4 (SSR for 20 min) for Year 9 and
2.20 – 3.20pm Period 5 for Year 9 and 10
Note: 1. Some room changes will need to occur
because of examinations.
Check the dates on your examination timetable carefully.
Examinations are three
hours, unless otherwise stated. For
students sitting only 1 standard, their examination is 1 ½ hours long.
timetable is posted on Stratus. The Hall is the main examination centre, most exams will be sat in the Hall. As
well as the Hall, the Old Gym (GYM) and H Block will be used. Technology exams are in T
& C Block, Art exams are in F Block, some Science exams are in C Block. Electronics
is in E13 and C Block. Note: many of the Technology and Art ‘exams’ are
supervised work sessions.
Exam clashes will be dealt with and covered in the
exam timetable. Students should attend the timetabled exam and meet their
respective Dean at student support on the day they sit their clash.
Students with clashes need to see their Dean the week before, as soon as
they have their timetable.
If you have an exam in
the Hall or Old Gym, get there 15 minutes before the exam starts.
Make sure you have
noted the correct examination times and rooms, and that you have checked for
Correct school uniform
must be worn to the examinations.
Only water, in a small clear bottle, may be consumed
during an examination. Note: water is not allowed in workshops. No food is to be
eaten in any room. Diabetic students should see Mr Pinder to get an exiat
stating they have permission to snack if they need to for medical purposes.
Calculators may only be
taken into examination rooms for subjects where you have used a calculator during
the year. You cannot keep notes or
routines in the memory of calculators.
students who have lost study leave will be available on Friday 13th,
Monday 16th September in Room P1. Ensure you meet this obligation.
If you wish to remain at
school to study you will need to report to the Library. This area will be supervised by staff. If
necessary, other study rooms will be allocated.
As several subjects may
be examined in one venue please listen carefully to the instructions
regarding entry/exit into and out of the
Hall & Old gym.
Rolls will be checked
at the commencement of each examination. The school needs to be advised
promptly of any non-attendance at an examination. Contact will be made with parents if there are
any unexplained absences from examinations. Check your timetables each
certificate of explanation is required for any non-attendance. Absences will be followed up.
All students will sit
examinations in all subjects. If there
is any reason why timetabled examination commitments cannot be met please see
Mr Pinder ASAP.
Check Stratus for all
exam updates and general student notices.