All you need to know about exams

Everything parents/carers, students and staff need to know and key information regarding examinations and assessments.

This page is for parents/carers, students and staff to understand key information regarding examinations and assessments. This includes our policies related to examinations and assessments, as well as information regarding results, certificates and appeals.

Reasonable adjustments

As a college, we are committed to ensuring all students are given a fair experience when sitting their examinations. Tutors will conduct assessments to determine whether or not any reasonable adjustments are required to support you in your examinations. This may include one or more of the following:

  • A prompter
  • Extra time
  • A scribe
  • A reader
  • A modified examination paper

Exams guidance for AAC (Augmentative and Assistive Communication) Users

Special consideration

Results day

When your examination results arrive at college you will be notified. Certficates can take longer to arrive and, once received, these will be posted to you by the Exams Officer.

Student appeals policy

Preparing for exams

This information is to help you to prepare for your examinations and to know who is supporting you throughout this process.

Sonal Wakes is the college’s Exams Officer. She will ensure you are registered and entered for the correct qualifications and that you are provided with your results when these arrive at college.

Oliver Sandell is the Exams and Accreditation Coordinator. He oversees all of the qualifications and examinations students undertake at college. He will support with any appeals and/or suspected cases of malpractice. Oli provides annual training to Invigilators to ensure they are fully compliant with the latest JCQ guidelines.

The invigilation team

Information for candidates

Warning for candidates

Disability exams policy

Student plagiarism policy

Attendance, absence and lateness for exams

Food and drink in exams

Malpractice policy

Use of artificial intelligence in assessments