wyedean School

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Exams Office

Welcome to the exams section of the website. The latest news on deadlines, timetables, regulations and results can all be found here. All students should be familiar with the School and Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) exam regulations. In particular students should know what is expected of them in the exams and ensure that they have all the appropriate equipment needed. Please ensure you check the Wyedean website regularly for any approaching deadlines, in particular for re-sit applications as late penalties will be applied if deadlines are missed.

Contact Us

You can contact the Exams Office staff by...
E: examsoffice@wyedean.gloucs.sch.uk
T: 01291 625340
F: 01291 624251

Timetable

View or download the Annual Exam Dates 2016/2017.

View or download the Summer 2017 Final timetable for external exams.

Students can now view their live personal timetable in Moodle. For instructions please click HERE.

 
Regulations

External exams are governed by JCQ (Joint Council for Qualifications) regulations. JCQ provide information for candidates at the beginning of each academic year and students should familiarise themselves with these. The School also provides a document summarising what is expected of each student during their exams. These can be found below:

Policies

The school has its own policies to ensure that the JCQ regulations are adhered to. The school's exams policies can be found here (click to download).

Enquiry About Results (E.A.R.)

If you would like to have an exam script re-viewed or would like to have sight of a script to help with future study, then the Exam Boards provide various Post Results Services. There are strict Exam Board deadlines to process these requests, which must be adhered to. All requests must be approved by the Exams Office and all should be accompanied by a cheque (made payable to Wyedean School) for the appropriate payment. All services are summarised in the Schools External Appeals Policy. This and various supporting application documents, prices and deadlines for the current exam season are attached.

Results Day

AS/A level results can be collected from 9am, Thursday 17th August 2017 in Main Reception. GCSE results can be collected from 9am, Thursday 24th August 2017 in Main Reception. Results can only be collected by friends/family if they have signed written permission from the candidate and proof of their identity. Results can be posted if a large SAE with appropriate postage is left with the Examinations Officer. Results can only be given over the phone by prior arrangement.

 

Previous exam results can be found http://wyedeangloucs.greenschoolsonline.co.uk/About-Us/Results.

 

Exam Re-sits

AS And A Level Re-sits

Students may have the opportunity to re-sit AS and A Level modules in order to improve grades. Re-sits are now only available in the Summer exam season.

New reformed AS Level* - Students MUST sit all exam units required for an overall subject grade, in the season they wish to certificate. Units cannot be taken in isolation.

Legacy AS and A Level* - Individual units can still be taken in isolation.

*Details of regulations surrounding AS/A Level re-sits can be found on the re-sit application form

GCSE RE-SITS

Students MUST sit all exam units required for an overall subject grade in the season they wish to certificate. Most controlled assessment marks can be carried forward. English Language, Maths and AQA Certificate English will be available in November 2016. There will be no further re-sit opportunity for AQA Certificate English after November 2016. The final re-sit opportunity for English and Maths will be Summer 2017. All other GCSE re-sits will be in Summer 2017.

STRICT Deadlines and conditions apply to the entry of re-sits and all students should reads the TERMS below before submitting an application. All re-sit information is publicised around school, on the Exams Office notice board and on the School website.

Re-sit forms

A GCSE re-sit application form can be downloaded HERE, an AS/A level re-sit application form can be downloaded HERE and details of re-sit fees can be downloaded HERE .

Payments & Deadlines

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NB All payments must be accompanied by a completed re-sit form.

For on-line payments forms should be left at the main office or Exams Office immediately after payment is made. The application will not be processed without a completed form.

For cash office payments, forms should be left with the cash office staff.

Deadlines

Payments can be submitted by either method between the following dates:

Exam Season

FROM

TO

Nov 2016 (AQA Certificate English (IGCSE), GCSE English & Maths re-sits only)

19 September

30 September

Summer 2017

3 January

27 January


PLEASE DO NOT MAKE ANY PAYMENT OUTSIDE OF THESE DATES. YOUR PAYMENT WILL NOT BE REGISTERED AGAINST AN EXAM RE-SIT AND NO EXAM ENTRY WILL BE MADE. BY MAKING ANY RESIT PAYMENT APPLICATION, ALL APPLICANTS AGREE TO THE TERMS SHOWN HERE.

Student Support for Exams

Please download below.

Revision Booklet or the Sitting the Exams.

 

Important Exam Dates - University Entrance Test

 

If you need to...

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YOU MUST SEE THE EXAMS OFFICE BY 20 SEPTEMBER TO ENSURE THAT YOU ARE REGISTERED ON TIME AND THAT THE SCHOOL IS ABLE TO ACCOMMODATE THE TESTS

Links To Exam Board Websites

Exam Board

Website Address

AQA

www.aqa.org.uk

Edexcel

www.edexcel.com

OCR

www.ocr.org.uk

WJEC

www.wjec.co.uk