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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


Year 11

External Exams result day: Thursday 23 August

Information on Non-Examination Assessment mark review can be found here or by using the link on the left hand side navigation menu.


Year 10

  • Y10 BTEC Sport On-Screen Exam: Took place 14 Jun - results will be issued via Teacher
  • Y0 GCSE MFL (selected students): Exam result day: Thursday 23 August


Year 9

Y9 GCSE RE (selected students): Exam result day: Thursday 23 August


Year 8

  • Maths Challenge (selected students): Took place 12 Jun. Results will be given to the students via Teacher

Year 7

  • Maths Challenge (selected students): Took place 12 Jun. Results will be given to the students via Teacher
  • Y7 Exams (all students): Feedback on exam performance will be provided by Teacher during lessons

Exam Boards

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


Results & Certificates

GCSE Results

  • Exam result day: Thursday 23 August in the Drama Studio from 9.30am  
  • No results can be provided over the phone
  • Results not picked up on results day can be collected from Thur 6 Sep
  • Results can be posted; please provide the Registry office with a 'stamped self addressed envelope' of A5 size by Fri 13 Jul
  • If an adult relative is to collect the result on behalf of a student, the student is asked to provide a letter of consent to Mr Brand prior to results day. The person collecting the result must be able to show photo ID 

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.

Students who do not attend Certificate Evening can arrange collection of their Certificates by contacting Mrs J Hale - Registry Office - jo.hale@staff.calthorpepark.hants.sch.uk


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. Ofqual and The Department of Education (DfE) have provided guidance documents to help students and parents understand the new grading. These can be viewed here:

  • Quick guide 9-1 grade card
  • Additional information
  • 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

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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