Exams Office Opening Hours Summer 2017

The Exams Office will be open daily between the hours of 9:00am and 1:00pm from 15 August until 31 August 2017 (with the exception of Monday 28 August, the bank holiday). The school will be locked so please call in advance to ensure that you can gain entry (01434 610353).


Exam Results Issue 2017

The following arrangements are in place to issue exam results to students:

Year 13: collect results from the Winter Gardens 8:00 – 10:00am on Thursday 17 August 2017

Year 12: collect results from the Winter Gardens 9:00 – 10:00am on Thursday 17 August 2017

Year 11: collect results from the Winter Gardens at 9:00 – 10:30am on Thursday 24 August 2017

If you are unable to collect results at that time then please complete an alternative issue of exam results form (see below) and ensure that it is handed into the Exams Office no later than Tuesday 11 July 2017. If your form is received after this date there is no guarantee that results can be issued on day of release. Forms will also be available from outside the Exams Office.

If you are nominating someone to collect results on your behalf, please ensure that they bring the completed permission slip (see the alternative issue of results form) AND photographic ID as results are not be issued without this.


Post Results Services 2017

Once you have received your exam results in the summer, you can apply for several post result services. Please download, print and return a completed Post Results Services form to the Exam Office by the deadlines outlined below:

By 24th August:

  • Priority scripts (A level only)
  • Priority Enquiry about results (only available if university place depends on the result)

By 31st August:

  • Priority scripts (GCSE only)
  • Priority Enquiry about results (Pearsons Edexcel exam board only)

By 21st September:

  • Enquiry about results
  • Enquiry about results copy of script
  • Clerical check
  • Clerical check with copy script

By 28th September:

  • Non Priority Script (you are not able to request an enquiry about results or make any appeal about your results after requesting a non-priotity script back)

A copy of the form will be in your results envelope and will be available outside the Exams Office.

Please speak to either Lucy/Andrea in the Exams Office if you have any questions about post results services.





The Essentials

  • You will have received your statement of entry and exam timetable, please check them carefully. If there are any errors, contact the exams office. For changes of tier check with the subject concerned.
  • Prior to the start of the exam period you will receive a rooming timetable showing all the exams. You will have to identify your own exams to find out their location.
  • School exams start at 9:00am for the morning session and 1:15pm for the afternoon session. You should be in school at least 20 minutes before the start of the exam.
  • You should be in school uniform for the exams.
  • You should make sure that you only take into the exam the permitted equipment i.e. black pens, calculators if permitted for that exam. All equipment must be in a clear case or clear plastic bag.
  • You are not allowed mobile phones, MP3 players, MP4 players etc. in the exam room. They must be handed in before the start of the exam. Failure to do so can mean the loss of that exam result. Where possible, leave them at home.
  • You are not allowed to take sweets into the exam room. Only a small bottle of still water is allowed in the exam room and the label must be removed. Any calculator lids must also be removed. Packets of tissues are not allowed in the exam room. Should you need a tissue during the exam the invigilators will be able to provide you with one.
  • Please remember it is your responsibility to check when and where your exam is.
  • You need to remember your CANDIDATE NUMBER for all your exams. This can be found on your statement of entry and on the seating plan outside the exam room.

Students may also wish to download the Exam Check List.


In the Event of a Unplanned School Closure during External Examinations

If the school is closed to students due to severe weather conditions during an external examination period, information will be provided on a daily basis on the school website, by parentmail and on twitter.