During a young person’s time here at Queen’s Croft, they may be entered for various formal qualifications or awards to support their journey in to adulthood.
There are many different levels and types of qualification that we are able access to ensure the young person has the most appropriate outcome from their education and journey onwards.
These qualifications/awards take place at different times of the year, with GCSE exams always taking place in the summer term.
Students (Candidates) will receive a statement of entry that will show the subjects and level of qualification/award they have been entered for.
- Exam's Officer: Sam Wood (Assistant Headteacher)
- Access Arrangements for exams: Sarah Malpass (Teacher)
- Exam Administrator: Alison Hunt (Office Manager)
- Head of Exams Centre: Clive Lawrence OBE (Headteacher)
GCSE SUMMER 2023 timetable
|GCSE SUBJECT||EXAM BOARD||DATE||START TIME|
|Biology – Paper 1||AQA||16.05.2023||09:15|
|Maths Paper 1 Non-Calc||EDEXCEL||19.06.2023||09:15|
|English Language Paper 1||AQA||05.06.2023||09:15|
|Maths Paper 2 Calc||EDEXCEL||07.06.2023||09:15|
|Biology – Paper 2||AQA||09.06.2023||13:30|
|English Language Paper 2||AQA||12.06.2023||09:15|
|Maths Paper 3 Calc||EDEXCEL||14.06.2023||09:15|
|Contingency Days||ALL BOARDS||08.06.2023||PM|
FUNCTIONAL SKILLS 2023 timetable
|Entry Level 1,2 & 3 Maths||06.02.2023|
|Entry Level 1,2 & 3 ICT||06.03.2023|
|Entry Level 1,2,3 & Level 1 English||29.03.2023|
Dealing with exam stress
It is normal to feel a bit worried about exams, especially if you’re under pressure from school or family.
Exam stress can cause you to feel anxious or depressed, and this might affect your sleeping or eating habits.
watch for signs of stress
Children and young people who are stressed may:
- worry a lot
- feel tense
- have headaches and stomach pains
- not sleep well
- be irritable
- lose interest in food or eat more than normal
- not enjoy activities they previously enjoyed
- be negative and have a low mood
- feel hopeless about the future
If you are feeling this way, please speak to your parents/carers, your class teachers or any other trusted adults. you may also find the links below useful:
NHS – EXAM STRESS
MENTALLY HEALTHY SCHOOLS