Reading and Numeracy Tests 2018
The national reading and numeracy tests for years 7, 8 and 9 will take place 2nd May – 9th May. Information for parents and carers is available in the document below.
GCSE Examinations Summer 2018
The timetable for the 2018 Summer examinations can be found below
Year 10 Mock Examinations 2018
Below is a timetable detailing the Y10 mock examinations for 2018
2018 Revision Sessions
The timetable for after school revision sessions is below. Emails are sent out to parents (please make sure we have your correct email address!) and pupils are told a week in advance if their attendance is required.
Candidates are responsible for providing their own equipment for examinations. This should include the following –
* Clear pencil case (a plastic pocket or clear plastic container will also be acceptable)
* Black ink ball point pens x 3
* Pencils x 2
* Pencil Sharpener
* Assorted coloured pencils
Examination Rules & Behaviour
Candidates should familiarise themselves with the following documents. The rules and regulations must be adhered to, with no exception.
Fluid correctors such as ‘Tippex’ are not permitted for use in examinations.
Mobile phones and any devices capable of connecting to the internet, or with a storage capacity, including MP3 devices, and ‘SmartWatches’ ARE NOT permitted in the examination hall.
Any unauthorised materials may be confiscated and a written report must be submitted to the examination boards in accordance with their rules.
Further information may be found on the JCQ website here
Cefn Saeson has run after-school and holiday revision sessions for a number of years, and pupils should see their individual subject teachers for dates and times of these sessions.
The sessions are of great benefit to students, increasing their confidence and giving them the ability to achieve their very best in their GCSE’s.
In addition there are a number of online revision guides available for free, including the BBC Bitesize website, link below:
CAT Testing – Example Questions
CAT Testing is currently done in years 7 and 9 during the Autumn term. The tests help us to understand pupils’ developed abilities, their likely academic potential and learning preferences
To see example questions that are in the CAT tests, please click here