Exams Arrangements

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Here you will find information regarding our examinations. Moodle contains more detailed exam information and is dedicated to students, however, these pages are also accessible to parents.

Y11   |   Y10   |   Y9   |   Y8   |   Y7   |   Exam Boards   |   Results & Certificates   |   Rules


The examination timetable for the next school year (2017 - 18) can be found here.


Year 11

  • All external exams are now complete - information about Results and Certification can be found here

New GCSE 9 to 1 Grading

  • GCSEs are being reformed and will be graded with a new scale from 9 to 1, with 9 being the highest grade
  • New GCSE content will be more challenging
  • Fewer grade 9s will be awarded than A*s
  • English language, English literature and maths will be the first to be graded from 9 to 1 in 2017
  • Several more subjects will have 9 to 1 grading in 2018, with others following in 2019. During this transition, students will receive a mixture of letter and number grades
  • Ofqual guide to GCSE reform

Year 10

Y10 BTEC Health & Social Care Exam:

  • Results available for collection by students in the Drama Block Thur 24 Aug from 10.30am to 12.00noon
  • A parent or adult relative can collect the result on the student's behalf as long as this person can present a form of identification with photograph
  • Results can be posted home; please provide a stamped, self-addressed envelope (A5 size) to the Registry
  • Any results not picked up on Results Day will be distributed to students in Sep

Y10 BTEC Sport OnScreen Exam:

  • Results will be provided to students via teacher

Year 9

Y9 GCSE RE (selected students)

  • Results available for collection by students in the Drama Block Thur 24 Aug from 10.30am to 12.00noon
  • A parent or adult relative can collect the result on the student's behalf as long as this person can present a form of identification with photograph
  • Results can be posted home; please provide a stamped, self-addressed envelope (A5 size) to the Registry
  • Any results not picked up on Results Day will be distributed to students in Sep
  • For Post-Result Services, please click here

Year 8

Information for next school year will be posted in due course.


Year 7

  • Y7 Exams took place in Jun '17
  • Results will be provided to students via teacher

Exam Boards

Information of which exam bards Calthorpe Park uses can be found here.


Results & Certificates

GCSE Results Day: Thursday 24 August (info below for Y11 leavers - please look above for any other year group)

  • GCSE results (and many others) for Y11 leavers will be available for collection in the Drama block from 9.30am on Thur 24 Aug
  • If an adult relative is to collect results, the student (not the parent) is asked to write a letter to Mr Brand confirming the arrangements. The person collecting the results must be named in the letter and must be able to show photo ID
  • Results can not be provided over the phone
  • Any results not picked up on Results Day can be collected from school from Thur 7 Sep
  • Results can be posted home; please provide a stamped, self-addressed envelope (A5 size) to the Registry office by Fri 21 July
  • For Post-Result Services, please click here

Certificates

GCSE (and other qualifications) Certificates achieved at Calthorpe Park are distributed to students at the Certificate Evening once they have completed Year 11. The Certificate Evening takes place in November every year.

Any leavers who have not picked up their certificates can arrange collection by contacting Mrs J Hale - Registry Office - jo.hale@staff.calthorpepark.hants.sch.uk


Rules, Regulations and Operations

All exams are run in accordance with the official Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) rules and regulations. The key points of these are summarised in posters outside the Exam rooms. All candidates are required to know what these key points are, and abide by them.


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