GCSE and Y11 Mock Examinations January 2022
Individual exam timetables have been distributed. Printable copies of all exams can be found HERE
Information for Candidates
Information for candidates sitting GCSE’s is available in the document below
November 2022 Exam Series Notice
Year 11 Exams on the following dates:
English Language Unit 2 – 7th Nov 2022
English Language Unit 3 – 9th Nov 2022
Mathematics Unit 1 – 14th Nov 2022
Mathematics Unit 2 – 16th Nov 2022
Statement of Entries have been given to the pupils sitting the exams.
If for any reason your child has not received a statement of entry and they are due to sit one of the exams,
can you please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seating Plans will be displayed in the Noticeboard outside the Auditorium on the day of the Exam.
Please ensure your child has the correct stationery with them for the exams. Black pens must be used
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. Wrist watches of any description are no longer permitted.
All prohibited items must be securly stored in the candidate’s bag, or handed to an invigilator before the examination starts.
Any unauthorised materials discovered after the exam has started will be confiscated and a written report will 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 here
CAT Testing – Example Questions
CAT Testing is currently done in year 7 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