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Examinations Information

Pupils sit the first of their three sciences in Year 9. In Year 10 they sit English Literature and whichever science that they are studying that year.

In Year 11 pupils sit all their rest of their GCSEs, including English Language, Maths and the remaining single Science subject.

The main Examination Boards used for different subjects in this School are Edexcel (Pearson), WJEC, OCR and AQA. Pupils study a variety of different qualifications at various levels, depending on their ability and age. These may include:

  • GCSE (General Certificate in Secondary Education)
  • BTEC (Level 2) First Awards and Tech Awards - onscreen and written
  • BTEC (Level 3) National Extended Certificate and Subsidiary Diploma
     

There are strict rules that pupils need to adhere to when sitting examinations, please see the links below:

JCQ Regulations - Information for Candidates  (JCQ Website)