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 2016-17

Examinations -  General Information and FAQs 2016-17

Exam Top Tips

 

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2017 Examination Season

The official JCQ exam season runs from Monday 15 May until Friday 30 June 2017. All external exams for this season will fall between these dates (inclusive).

A skeleton exam timetable for Summer 2017 for both A levels and GCSEs can be downloaded here:

Summer 2017 Skeleton Examination Timetable - A levels

Summer 2017 Skeleton Examination Timetable - GCSE's

 

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Exam Rules and Regulations

The JCQ (Joint Council for Qualifications) publish important documents regarding examinations – these are included in the Examination Information Booklet, but a copy of them can be found below:

Information for Candidates : Controlled Assessments

Information for Candidates: Written Exams

Information for Candidates: Non-examinations Assessment

Information for Candidates: Coursework

Information for Candidates: On-screen Tests

Information for Candidates: Social Media

Examinations Board Privacy Notice

 

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Exam Results Days
 

Exam taken in: Results day
   
November 2016            12 January 2017
   
May / June 2017  

      A Level

Thursday 17 August 2017

     GCSE Thursday 24 August 2017