Exam Information

All students in year 11 will be issued with an updated Exam information booklet for 2018-2019 in the coming weeks.

A copy of the booklet will be made available here on the website once it has been distributed.

It is very important that students read through this information and familiarise themselves with the rules and regulations which apply to exams, coursework and controlled assessments, together with equipment required. They should also keep the information safe so they can refer to it during the year.

Exam Timetables

Information regarding exam dates for Pre Public Exams (PPE's) and external GCSE and GCE exams, will be posted here as they become available, but will just be general date information until exam entries are finalised.

A reminder that students should attend all exams in full school uniform, and come fully equipped with a black pen, pencil and ruler. They will also require a compass and protractor for their Maths exams and a calculator for the Maths calculator paper and all their Science exams.

Staying well hydrated during exams is very important, students are allowed to bring a drink with them to exams, but this must be water only, in a clear plastic bottle with any labels removed.

Exams for the academic year 2018-2019:


November 2018 – Pre Public Exams (PPE’s)

These exams are for Year 11 12 and 13 only and will be for all subjects, core and options as a final practice and assessment opportunity before their external GCSE’s and GCE’s in the summer.

They will run from Monday 5th November to Friday 30th November 2018.

The general timetable for these exams is posted below and all students have been issued with personal timetables.

November 2018 PPEs Year 11, 12 & 13 core and options exam timetable

Summer 2019 – External GCSE’s and GCE’s

The main summer season for external GCSE’s and GCE’s commences on Monday 13th May 2018 and runs till approximately Thursday 27th June – depending on the subjects/levels students are taking.

Initial entries for the summer GCSE’s and GCE’s takes place in February and a provisional student entry timetable will be issued to students in March, together with a letter to parents and a form to sign.

The overall general exam timetable will be posted below in the coming weeks for information.

Summer 2019 - End of year Pre Public Exams - Year 7, 8 9 & 10.

Year 7 & 8 – All subjects which will take place in lessons from around 3rd June 2019 onwards run by teaching staff.

Year 9 & 10 – English Maths and Science timetabled and run in exam hall/exam rooms with invigilators and official timetable from Exams Officer.

Year 9 & 10 – Option subjects will take place in lessons run by teaching staff.

These PPE’s for Year 9 & 10 will commence during w/c 10th June and run until Friday 28th June 2019.  Personal exam timetables for these year groups will be issued in May and a copy of the general exam timetable will be posted below for information during the spring term

Exam Certificates

Exam certificates are delivered to school in the autumn and will be available for former students to collect from reception:

Monday 26th November


Friday 30th November - between 12 and 2pm each day.

These are certificates are for all qualifications taken during the 2017-2018 academic year, at The Elizabethan or Post 16.

Certificates will be available to collect outside of these time but please phone to arrange a convenient collection time with the Exams Officer first.

ID will be required to collect certificates, and if collecting on behalf of a student, a signed letter of consent from them must be provided.

Current students can collect certificates from the Exams Office at break or lunch on most days, after 30th November.

If you require any further information regarding exam results and certificate collection please contact the Exams Officer using the link at the below.

Exams Officer