Key Stage 4 Exams

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Exams can be daunting for pupils at any stage of your school career. Rest assured that teachers, welfare staff, and fellow students appreciate that this can be a stressful time. We are here to support you as you prepare and sit exams, as well as being available for you when you are waiting for and receiving your results. Please contact the welfare team if you have any concerns.  

The General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) is a qualification that is highly valued by schools, colleges, and employers. The qualification mainly involves studying the theory of a subject, together with some investigative work, while some subjects also involve practical work. 

A number of GCSE’s have a compulsory coursework element worth between 20% and 100% of the marks, with the remaining marks coming from exams. This means that most GCSEs will require pupils to sit exams.   

You can prepare for your exams by being: 

– ready 

– responsible and independent 

– methodical in your revision 

– persistent 

– self aware 

GCSE Examinations 2023 will take place between 15th May and 28th June