Certificate Evening

UPDATE: PCS Certificate Evening will now have a collection time of 5.15pm to 6pm on Monday 25th November in the main food hall.

Please contact the school if you have any queries.

Autumn Exam Calendar

Wk Date AM Start Finish PM Start Finish
1 Mon
14 Oct
Yr11 Art Controlled Assessment 8.50 12.25 Yr11 Art Controlled Assessment 1.00 3.00
15 Oct
Yr11 Art Controlled Assessment 8.50 12.25 Yr11 Art Controlled Assessment 1.00 3.00
Wk Date AM Start Finish PM Start Finish
1 Mon
4 Nov
Yr11 English Lead Lesson
B Band-Lesson 1
A Band-Lesson 2
    Yr11 English Literature  1.15  3.00
5 Nov
Yr11 Maths
9.00 10.30 Yr11 Design and Technology 1.15 2.15
6 Nov
Yr11 Biology          
Combined 9.00 10.15 Yr11 Food Preparation and Nutrition 1.15 3.00
Triple 9.00 10.45      
7 Nov
Yr11 Maths Lead Lesson
A Band-Lesson 1
B Band-Lesson 2
    Yr11 Maths
1.15 2.45
8 Nov
Yr11 English Language 9.00 10.45 Yr11 French and Spanish
(Reading and Writing)
2 Mon
11 Nov
Yr11 Science Lead Lesson     Yr11 Chemistry    
A Band - Lesson 1 Combined 1.15 2.30
B Band - Lesson 2 Triple 1.15 3.00
12 Nov
Yr11 History 9.00 10.15 Yr11 Geography 1.15 2.45
13 Nov
Yr11 Physics     Yr10 Biology    
Combined 9.00 10.15 Combined 1.15 2.30
Triple 9.00 10.45 Triple 1.15 3.00
14 Nov
Yr10 English Language 9.00 10.45 Yr11 Computer Science 1.15 2.45
Yr11 Information Technologies 1.15 3.00
15 Nov

Yr10 Maths
(Non Calculator)

9.00 10.30 Yr11 Dance 1.15 2.45
Yr11 Sociology 1.15 3.00
1 Mon
18 Nov
Yr10 English Literature 9.00 10.30 Yr11 Media Studies 1.15 2.15
19 Nov
Yr10 Maths (Calculator) 9.00 10.30 Yr11 Music 1.15 3.00
Yr11 Health and Fitness Lead Lesson 8.50 12.25 Yr11 Health and Fitness Lead Lesson 1.00 3.00
20 Nov
Level 1/2 Technical Award in Health and Fitness - External Assessment 9.00 10.30 Yr10 Chemistry and Physics
(Combined and Triple)
1.15 2.30
21 Nov
Yr10 History 9.00 10.20 Yr10 Geography 1.15 2.45
22 Nov
Yr10 French and Spanish
(Reading and Writing)
    Yr10 Computer Science 1.15 2.15
Foundation 9.00 10.45
Higher 9.00 11.00

Click here to download a PDF version of the Autumn Exam Calendar

Please click here to view the ofqual guide

Y10 & Y11 Info Evening

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Reminders for Exams

Every student will need the following items of equipment in order to complete their exams:
• Black ink pen or black biro
• An HB pencil
• An eraser
• A ruler
• A pencil sharpener

In addition to these items, Mathematics and Science exams require:
• A scientific calculator (students are responsible for their own calculators, including replacing batteries and making sure that the calculator is in good working order before their exam)
• A protractor
• A compass

For Media Studies, Graphics, Food Technology and Resistant Material exams coloured pencils will also be required.

All equipment should be taken into the exam room in a transparent container (such as a transparent pencil case or a clear plastic bag).

Notes, timetables and revision books must be left in lockers.

Coats, bags and folders must be left in lockers and not taken into the exam venue.

A bottle of water can be brought into the venue in a clear bottle but any labels MUST be removed.

Coloured drinks and food are not permitted.

Note - Mobile Phones, headphones, electronic/digital equipment, smart watches, Ipod or MP3 players are NOT ALLOWED in the examination venue.


Official notices and warnings to students should be read and understood before undertaking any examinations. A copy of these notices are attached below:

Warning To Candidates 2019-2020

Note - Mobile Phones, electronic/digital equipment, Ipods or MP3 players are NOT ALLOWED in the examination venue.
Should you choose to ignore this warning you WILL be reported to the exam board and your paper may not be accepted.

Information for Candidates - Non-Examination Assessments 2019-2020

Information for Candidates - Coursework 2019-2020

Information for Candidates - Onscreen Tests 2019-2020

Information for Candidates - Privacy Notice 2019-2020

Information for Candidates - Social Media 2019-2020

Information for Candidates - Written Exams 2019-2020

Reviews of Marking Policy

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01273 581100