Please read the following information carefully to be aware of the examination regulations and procedures.
All GCSE candidates must:
If you break any of the examination rules or regulations you could be disqualified from all other exams. The academy must report any breach of regulations to the relevant awarding bodies.
Please contact the Examinations Office if you or your parents/carers have any other queries about examination procedures at any time before, during or after the examinations.
Your candidate number forms part of your Unique Candidate Identifier or UCI (12 numbers and 1 letter) which is shown on the top of your individual candidate timetable. This number begins with the Centre Number where you first took GCSEs. If you go to Sixth Form or College you will need your UCI for exams there.
Your mock exam results have been used to predict your final GCSE grade. Your Predicted Grade may be passed on to the Sixth Form/College you choose to apply for.
It will also be used by the awarding body if you need Special Consideration (For more information on this subject, see ‘What Is Special Consideration’ below)
If the name or date of birth on your exam certificates does not match your birth certificate it could cause you problems if you are asked to show them to College/University or a potential employer. You also need to check the spelling of your name and your date of birth are correct.
When it comes to exams, there are a lot of questions to be asked and many answers to be heard. Throughout the following sections, we will be providing answers to the most frequently asked questions for each stage of the exam process.
If you do have any additional questions not covered by this booklet, please contact our Exams Manager on 01603 734155.