Exams

 

We believe that everyone is unique and of equal value regardless of academic ability, class, creed, gender, race or wealth…. Mission Statement

The examinations period can be a stressful time for both students and parents and it is important that all those involved are as well informed as possible.

Some useful advice can be found here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1fNYdl1kgwQmNvvw74LGT8S/the-mind-set

https://www.littlestuff.co.uk/2018/03/surviving-exam-season-top-insider-tips-from-a-family-whove-been-there/

https://www.littlestuff.co.uk/2018/03/yeah-dont-say-that-to-your-revising-teen-or-anything-else-frankly/What-Not-To-Say-Teenager

The administration of both internal and external examinations has now become a "year round activity”. We also hold mock examinations for Years 10 and 11 (incorporating short fat groups) which are ran to the same JCQ rules and regulations for external examinations. This familiarises our students with the examination process before the real thing.

Notre Dame High School are committed to making every effort to ensure that the examinations are conducted in a way that will cause as little stress as possible and aim to help all our students achieve their full potential.

The 2018 main summer exam session will commence on Monday 14th May and finish on Monday 25th June.

A level results will be distributed on Thursday 16th August 2018.

GCSE results will be distributed on Thursday 23rd August 2018.

Click here for the summer 2018 GCSE exam timetable:

Summer 2018 GCSE Exam Timetable

Click here for the summer 2018 A level timetable:

Summer 2018 A level Timetable

Morning exams will start at 9:00am and afternoon exams will start at 1:00pm

Please note, the timetables are correct as of April 2018 but may be subject to change.

If you have any queries please contact Mr Hirst (Examinations Manager).

“In the schools teach whatever is necessary to equip the students for life.”

St. Julie Billiart, Founder of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur

The Department for Education annually publishes performance data for all schools and academies in the UK in their School Performance Tables Website. To find out more please search their website for "Notre Dame High School" in the "by school name" box or "S103BT" in the "by postcode finder".

We currently use the following exam boards:

AQA - www.aqa.org.uk

OCR - www.ocr.org.uk

Edexcel (Pearson) - www.edexcel.com

Welsh Board - www.wjec.org.uk

Our Sixth Form has an excellent retention rate, with 98% of our 16-19 students completing their courses. The average overall grade achieved at 16-19 level is C.

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