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Guidance, Dates & Results

We take all exams very seriously at Ripley. We have entered a period where our wide range of examinations occur throughout the academic year, meaning students have to be more aware of preparations and regulations for exams than ever. This section provides downloads for guidance and important information as issued by the Joint Council for Qualifications.


Examination Dates

 2018 GCE and GCSE Exam Timetable Year 12 exams - May 2018 


Results Days 

Exam results will be available for collection on the following dates and times:

Year Group

Date

Time

Venue

Year 13

Thursday 16 August

8.00 - 13.00

Sixth Form Centre, Silent Study Room

Year 12

(Core Maths and BTEC Health & Social Care resit only)

Thursday 16 August

9.30 - 13.00

Sixth Form Centre, Silent Study Room

Year 11

Thursday 23 August

9.30 - 11.30

Sixth Form Centre, Silent Study Room



If you are unable to collect your results you may have them posted to you on results days, providing you leave a stamped addressed envelope with Mrs Macari in the exams office before the end of term. 

If you wish any other person (friend / relative) to collect your results on your behalf they must bring with them some ID and a signed letter from you authorising them to collect them. 

No results will be given out by telephone under any circumstances.

Results slips not collected or posted on results day will be retained in school for collection at the start of term.


Understanding Your Results

 Please see below the Department for Education's factsheet for parents about new GCSEs and grades. 

DfE Factsheet 

Information about exam results / grade boundaries can be found on the Awarding Body websites here:

AQA : www.aqa.org.uk/exams-administration/about-results

Edexcel: www.edexcel.com/i-am-a/student/Pages/home.aspx

OCR: www.ocr.org.uk/ocr-for/learners-and-parents/

WJEC: www.wjec.co.uk/students/

 

Enquiries about results / access to scripts

If you wish to have a paper re-marked or request the return of a script you must complete the Post Results Services Form [PRS Form] (available to download below).  All forms must be returned to the Exams Office, with the appropriate fee (or payment made online) by the deadlines shown on the reverse of the PRS form.  

 

PRS Form