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Exam information

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. 

Exam FAQs

University Admissions Tests November 2021

Examination Regulations
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:

Written Examinations:  Information for candidates

Social Media: Information for candidates- social media

Non-examinations Assessments: Information for candidates NEA

Sixth Form Examination information: student booklet

KS4 Examination information: student booklet

Examination Boards
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: Y12 specifications

Current Year13: Y13 specifications

Current Year 11: Y11 GCSE specifications

Current Year 10: Y10 GCSE specifications


Examination Timetables Summer 2022

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. Summer 2022 timetables are in the window of 16th May 2022 - 29th June 2022 and can be found via the links below.  Students must be available until 29th June which is the contingency date set by the Exam Boards.  

Sixth Form Summer 2022 exam timetable: GCE date order

Sixth Form Summer 2022 exam timetable: GCE subject order

Provisional mock timetqble February/March 2022:  Year 13

Provisional mock timetable January 2022: Year 11

Year 11 Summer 2022 exam timetable: GCSE date order

Year 11 Summer 2022 exam timetable: GCSE subject order

Advice and guidance for students on how to cope with pressure associated with test and exam anxiety