It is the aim of Farmor’s School to make the examination experience as stress-free and successful as possible for all candidates.
If students or parents have any queries or need help or advice at any time before, during or after the exams please contact:
The Examinations Officer - Mrs Mundy
Examinations Assistant - Mrs Davis
The Exams Office is located in the Sixth Form Learning Resource Centre. The office also has an external door overlooking the sports field.
Telephone number: 01285 712302 Extension 113
Please DO NOT telephone exam boards directly; they will only refer you back to the school.
Remember- we are here to help.
The awarding bodies (exam boards) have strict rules which must be followed for the conduct of exams and Farmor’s school is required to follow them precisely. Students should therefore pay particular attention to the following documentation produced by the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) and updated annually:
Useful websites you can refer to for hints and tips, past exam papers, results explanations, timetables, key dates etc, are:
Specifications and Exam Boards in use:
Please follow these links to find the specfication codes and Exam Boards our students are following.
Current Year 12 and 13: Sixth Form specifications in use
Current Year 11: GCSE Subject specifications Year 11
Current Year 10: GCSE Subject specifications Year 10
Examination Timetables Summer 2020
Hard copies of Exam timetables are displayed on the Exams noticeboard near main reception and also in the Learning Resource Centre. Students will receive their personal examination timetable before the Easter holidays which will take into account any clash examinations students have. Please click on the blue links below to view exam dates:
Year 10 & 11- date order: GCSE exam timetable (date order)
Year 10 & 11- subject order: GCSE exam timetable (subject order)
Year 12 & 13 date order: GCE exam timetable (date order)
Year 12 & 13 subject order: GCE exam timetable (subject order)
Advice and guidance for students on how to cope with pressure associated with test and exam anxiety