Backwell School produces an Examination Information Booklet for students and parent/carers.  Every student in Year 11, 12 and 13 is given their own copy in Term 3.
 

The Examination Key Information Booklet and general information/FAQs can be downloaded by clicking on the links below.  These contains vital information about the exams process, including what to do if you are ill or late, as well as information on results day arrangements and your options for obtaining your results if you are unable to come to school on results day.

Examinations Booklet - Key Information 2017-18

Centre Assessed Marks - Review of  Marking Policy and Key Dates 2018

Examinations - General Information and FAQs 2017-18

Access Arrangements 2018 : Use of Word Processors

Exam Top Tips

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2018 Examination Season

The official JCQ exam season runs from Monday 14 May until Wednesday 27 June 2018. All external exams for this season will fall between these dates (inclusive).

A skeleton exam timetable for Summer 2018 for both A levels and GCSEs can be downloaded here:

A Level Skeleton Exam Timetable - Summer 2018

GCSE Skeleton Exam Timetable - Summer 2018

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Exam Rules and Regulations

The JCQ (Joint Council for Qualifications) publish important documents regarding examinations.  Please click on the links below to read more:

Information for Candidates: Written Exams

Information for Candidates: Privacy Notice

Information for Candidates : Controlled Assessments

Information for Candidates: Coursework

Information for Candidates: Non-exam Assessments

Information for Candidates: On-screen tests

Information for Candidates: Social Media

 

 

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Exam Results Days
 

Exam taken in: Results day
   
November 2017            11 January 2018
   
May / June 2018  

      A Level

Thursday 16 August 2018

     GCSE Thursday 23 August 2018