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Autumn 2021 Exam timetables

In November you are able to take any GCSE exams you had been due to sit in Summer 2021 should you wish to improve on the grade you are awarded.

The exams will take place from November 1st - December 2nd 2021

November 2021 Exam timetable by Date

November 2021 Exam timetable by Subject

Year 11 Mock Exams – December 2021

Year 11s will be sitting the first set of mock exams from 30th November to 13th December. Please find the timetable here. Students will also be doing their language speaking mocks from 10th-14th January 2022.

There will be revision sessions in school during the next half term. Students are encourage to take advantage of these and should speak to their subject teachers to find out when and where these are. Revision Guides are also being offered and are available to purchase on ParentPay.

Please see below for further guidance for students sitting exams this year.

Instructions for candidates

You may find the video below helpful. Although it's dated 2018, it is still relevant for those taking exams this year. (Video also available via this link)

The Government has published a blog about the new 9-1 GCSE grades. It covers why the grades are changing, how they compare with the A*-G scale and how the combined science grade with look. You can read it here

OCR, Cambridge University, NSPCC and Manchester Metropolitan University have just published The Complete Parent's Guide to GCSEs . The primary goal of the guide is to give parents expert advice to support their children emotionally and academically.