Exam Guidance

  • All students sitting an exam must be on the tennis courts at 8.50 AM and 12.50 AM. This includes students who are completing exams in other rooms.
  • Students who have a PM exam can leave lesson 3 at 12.15 in order to get lunch. Students who do not have PM exam to stay in lesson until 12.30.
  • No hoodies can be worn for exams, ALL students must have full uniform, including school tie and blazer. If students want to bring their hoodie they can wear it after exams.
  • Phones are not allowed in the exam hall – NO excuses.
  • Pens that ‘Click’ are not allowed. All students must have black pens. Clear pencil cases only. Students must ensure they have correct equipment for Maths, science, technology etc
  • Water bottles are allowed – labels must be removed.
  • Smart watches will result in automatic disqualification. All students will have to remove watches at beginning of exams. Be easier if students leave watches at home.
  • Soft sweets (wine gums etc) are allowed on the exam desk. They must be removed from the packet.
  • Highlighters can be used only to highlight key words in questions. They cannot be used on the answer booklet.
  • No tippex or erasable ink.
  • All students must remain in exam hall (or other classroom) until the full allocation of time has passed. Students are not allowed to leave the exam if they are finished.
  • Once exams have finished, students must remain in silence as papers are collected. They must wait to be dismissed and leave the sports hall (or other rooms) in silence.