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Examination & Results

 

Exam Office Details

Exams Office open hours:   8:30am to 2:30pm

Contact Email:   examsanddata@stratfordschool.co.uk

At Stratford upon Avon School there are usually the following main external examination seasons:

  • November:  GCSE Re-sits
  • May/June:    GCSE and A Levels

In addition there are:

  • March / April / May: GCSE Practical Exams
  • November / December / January / April / July:  External and internal mock exams

Details of each exam series will be confirmed in advance with a timetable published in the Examination and Assessment Timetables section below.

Examination & Assessment Timetables

Timetables for each exam series, once confirmed, will be published in this section. 

Internal

Timetables for internal assessments will be issued as soon as they are finalised.

Year 12 After School Assessment Timetable - February 2023

 

External

Timetables for external assessments will be issued as soon as they are finalised.

Vocational Qualification Timetable - January 2023

 

Private Candidates

Stratford upon Avon School can only accept private entry requests from candidates if they were on roll at Stratford upon Avon School and sat exams, or completed qualifications, during the previous academic year (or within the previous 12 month period).

Post Results Services

Post Results Services

General Information

Each awarding body offers a range of post result services in line with JCQ Regulations.  Below is an overview of what each service entails.

Clerical Check - This service will include checks to:

  • ensure all parts of the script have been marked
  • the totalling of marks
  • the recording of marks
  • Completion of a clerical check takes up to 10 working days

IMPORTANT - If this service is used grades are not protected so can go down, stay the same or go up.

Review of Marking - A review of marking does not re-mark the script but reviews the original marking to ensure the agreed mark scheme has been applied correctly.  This service also includes clerical re-checks.  Completion deadline is within 20 calendar days of the awarding body receiving the request.

IMPORTANT - If this service is used grades are not protected so can go down, stay the same or go up.

A Level Priority Review of Marking is available for a very limited time and is for A Level students whose place is dependent on the review outcome.  Students must include their UCAS ID in the application to access this service.  This service can take up to 15 calendar days.

GCSE Priority Review of Marking is only on offer by Edexcel and available for a very limited time to help decide on next steps.  This service can take up to 15 calendar days.

Access to Scripts - Access to Scripts service allows you to request copies of your marked exam papers.  Scripts do not have examiner annotation on them, but you can see the marks.  The priority access to scripts service can be used if you need to see a copy of a paper to help decide whether to make a 'review of marking' application.  There is no guarantee papers will arrive before the priority review of marking deadline.

 

Deadlines and Fees

Details of A Level and GCSE post result services fees are published for each exam series.  Details will be listed below when available. 

 

Help Needed?

Once you have received your results, should you require assistance please contact school by emailing either your subject teacher or examsanddata@stratfordschool.co.uk.

 

Collection of Certificates

Summer 2022 Series

Certificates of results from the Summer 2022 series will be available for collection from Monday 21 November 2022 until Thursday 15 December 2022.  Collection instructions can be accessed via the link below.

Summer 2022 Certificate Collection Process

Full details of the collection process have been emailed to students and parents/carers.

Review of Coursework/NEA Marking Appeals Policy

Student Exam Procedures

Students must ensure that they are familiar with the regulations of exams and the processes that are in place to support them.  The Exam Procedures - Student Guide contains key information that all students taking external assessments and exams during 2022-23 must read.

Exam Procedures - Student Guide 2022-23

 

Private Candidates

Stratford upon Avon School can only accept private entry requests from candidates if they were on roll at Stratford upon Avon School and sat exams, or completed qualifications, during the previous academic year (or within the previous 12 months).

Key JCQ Documentation

JCQ (Joint Council for Qualifications) have produced information for candidates which provide you with important information regarding coursework, non-exam assessments as well as written and oral examinations.  Each document should be read by all students completing controlled assessments, coursework or non-exam assessments and external written exams.  Each document is contained within the Exam Procedures - Student Guide 2022-23.

Information for Candidates 2022-23

JCQ Information for Candidates - Written Exams

JCQ Information for Candidates - Onscreen tests

JCQ Information for Candidates - Coursework

JCQ Information for Candidates - Non Examined Assessments

JCQ Information for Candidates - Social Media

JCQ Information for Candidates - Privacy Notice

JCQ Warning to Candidates poster

JCQ Unauthorised Items poster

The  JCQ documents are for all schools in England and Wales to ensure consistency of approach and the integrity of the examination system.

Examination Guidance - On the Day

Ensure you know exactly when your exams are by referring to your exam timetable.

Remember to bring the correct equipment to each exam - a minimum of a black pen  (not gel), a pencil and a rubber in a clear, uncoloured pencil case.

If you bring a bottle of water to the exam you must remove the label and ensure it is no bigger than 500ml, clear and uncoloured.

Mobile phones, watches of any kind (including analogue wristwatches) and all types of data storage devices are strictly prohibited in all exam rooms.  This includes headphones and ear buds.

All students are expected in full school uniform for each exam.

Arrive at the designated assembly point in good time, at least 15 minutes before the start of the published exam time.

Awarding Body Information

At Stratford upon Avon School we are registered with a number of awarding bodies in order to deliver a wide range of qualifications. 

Below are details of the key awarding bodies with whom we work with and a link to their site for helpful materials.  Please note that the most recent papers are not available for general public access.

AQA

Devas Street
Manchester
M15 6EX

http://web.aqa.org.uk/exams-office/exams-guidance/qp-ms_finder.php

 

Edexcel/Pearson

190 High Holborn
London
WC1V 7BH

http://www.edexcel.com/i-am-a/student/Pages/pastpapers.aspx

 

OCR

Syndicate Building
1 Hills Road
Cambridge
CB1 2EU

http://www.ocr.org.uk/i-want-to/download-past-papers/

 

WJEC/Eduqas

245 Western Avenue
Cardiff
CF5 2YX

http://www.wjec.co.uk/students/past-papers/

GCSE Exam Prep

Please see the link below for the latest GCSE prep:

http://bit.ly/SuASRevise