Our school is committed to ensuring that candidates are fully briefed on the examination and assessment process in place in the Centre and are made aware of the required JCQ/awarding body instructions and information for candidates.

Purpose of Handbook

This handbook aims to advise you on the information you need to know about your examinations. The exam boards have very strict rules and regulations which must be followed for the conduct of examinations and our schools are required to follow them precisely.

The Handbook covers the following:

  • Contact details
  • Malpractice
  • Personal data
  • What happens to the information about you
  • Your Rights
  • How long the information about you is held?
  • Copyright
  • Coursework assessments / non-examination assessments
  • Written timetabled exams
  • Timetables
  • Examination clashes
  • What time your exams will start
  • Supervision during your exams
  • Exam room conditions
  • Where you will sit in the exam room
  • How your identity is confirmed in the exam room
  • What equipment you need to bring to your exams
  • Medication
  • Using calculators
  • What you should not bring into the exam room
  • Food and drink in exam rooms
  • Where your personal belongings will be stored during your exam
  • What to do if you arrive late for your exam
  • What to do if you are unwell during your exam or need to leave the room
  • What happens if you have an unauthorised absence from your exam
  • What happens in the event of an emergency in the exam room
  • Candidates with access arrangements/reasonable adjustments
  • Results
  • Post-results services
  • Certificates
  • Internal appeals procedure
  • Complaints and appeals procedure

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Christmas Holidays! 11th December 2023 – 01st January 2024