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  2018-19

Examinations - General Information and FAQs 2017-18

Access Arrangements 2018 : Use of Word Processors

Gudiance for Candidates regarding access arrangements

Exam Top Tips

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2019 Examination Season

The official JCQ exam season runs from Monday 13 May until Wednesday 26 June 2019. All external exams for this season will fall between these dates (inclusive).

Contingency Day - Wednesday 26 June has been set aside as a contingency day by the Joint Council for Qualifications in case of sustained national or local disruption.  As such, all exam candidates must be available to sit exams from the start of the season in May until Wednesday 26 June 2019.  

A skeleton exam timetable for Summer 2019 for both A levels and GCSEs can be downloaded here:

A Level Skeleton Exam Timetable - Summer 2019

GCSE Skeleton Exam Timetable - Summer 2019

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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: 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 2018            17 January 2019
   
May / June 2019  

      A Level

Thursday 15 August 2019

     GCSE Thursday 22 August 2019