To fully support our current Year 11s, we morally need to ensure they are as adequately prepared as possible for these examinations. To ensure this, we are re-timetabling Year 11 lessons so they have extended learning opportunities in the lead up to their exams.
Year 11 Exam Timings
Exam breakfast: 8.00am – 8.25am (Entrance Hall and Aspire)
AM Pre-exam session: 8.30am – 9.15am (English Classrooms)
AM Exam: 9.30am (Assembly Hall)
PM Booster: 11.35am – 12.35pm (M1-M4)
Year 11 Lunch: 12:35pm – 1.00pm (Canteen and New Hall)
PM Pre-exam: 1.00pm – 1.25pm (M1-M4)
PM Exam: 1.30pm (Assembly Hall and Aspire)
Guidance for students, parents and carers from the JCQ (Joint Council for Qualifications)
Period 6 intervention
To support your child, P6 interventions will take place and are included in your child’s timetable, which can be found on Go4schools.co.uk.
Cold breakfast options will be provided for all Year 11 students to support with their examination preparations. This will be available from 8.00am each day of an exam.
Raising Achievement Centre
The school’s Raising Achievement Centre will be open from 8.00am, during both break times and from 3.10pm – 4.15pm each day for students to study independently.
If you have any questions please contact Mr Cooper firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tips on surviving exams
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If you have lost your certificates or did not collect them, and the academy no longer has them, you will need to order replacements from the exam boards. Click here for further information.
Ormiston Denes Academy
Centre number: 19133
Tel: 01502 574474 (ext 107)
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