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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- written exams

Social Media: Information for candidates- social media

Non-examinations Assessments: Information for candidates NEA

Coursework (legacy specifications): Information for candidates- coursework

Guidance for Students and Parents: GCSE guidance 2019-20

Sixth Form Exam Guidance:  2019/20 Exam Guidance

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 in use

Current Year13: Y13 specifications in use

Current Year 11: GCSE Subject specifications Year 11

Current Year 10: GCSE Subject specifications Year 10


Examination Timetables Summer 2022

Hard copies of Exam timetables will be 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 currently provisional and yet to be confirmed. They are in the window of 16th May 2022 - 27th June 2022 and can be found on exam board websites. The school timetable is to follow. 

Sixth Form Summer 2022 exam timetable: to follow

Sixth Form Summer 2022 exam timetable: to follow

Provisional mock timetable February 2022: to follow

Year 11 Summer 2022 exam timetable: to follow

Year 11 Summer 2022 exam timetable: to follow

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