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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

The Examinations Assisant - Mrs Blackmore

The Exams Office is located in the Sixth Form Learning Resource Centre. The office also has an external door overlooking the sports field.

Email: rmundy@farmors.gloucs.sch.uk

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

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

What you need for exam days

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 & 13: Specification codes

Current Year 11: Y11 GCSE specifications

Current Year 10: Y10 GCSE specifications

 

Examination Timetables Summer 2023

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 2023 timetables are in the window of 15th May 2023 - 26th June 2023.  Students must be available up to and including 28th June which is the contingency date set by the Exam Boards. Results days will be on 17 August 2023 for AS/A-levels and 24 August for GCSEs.   

Sixth Form Summer 2023 exam timetable: date order         subject order

Provisional mock timetable February/March 2023:  tbc

Provisional mock timetable January 2023: tbc

Year 11 Summer 2023 exam timetable : date order            subject order

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

 

November GCSE re-sit form 2022

Admissions Tests (Year 13) October/November