SIXTH FORM EXAM STUDY BUFFERS

Exam Buffer Planning Sheet

All students are to complete a weekly exam planning sheet.  This will help organise your time during a crucial period for you.  It will also help you to consider when to take an exam Study Buffer.  Copies of the exam planning sheet are available outside Sarah’s office or can be downloaded here – your tutors will check how you are getting along.

Exam Study Policy for Year 12

Students are expected in lessons as normal until the start of the AS Level Public Examinations period (Monday 15th May 2017).  After this time you are expected to attend sessions - with your teacher, as per your timetable, unless you have an exam that day or the following day.  You must complete a blue form.  You will no longer be required to attend these sessions if you have no more examinations in that particular subject. 

Students who are taking one or more BTEC/OCR subjects MUST be aware that these courses continue as normal.  You can only take study time off with the express permission of your BTEC/OCR teachers.  You must complete a blue form signed by relevant teachers BTEC/OCR Teacher. If there is lesson content you cannot miss for BTEC/OCR then you will have to attend.

After the Exams
Year 12 students will start their A2 courses week beginning Monday 8th June. Attendance is vital during this last month of Year 12 to ensure progression to Year 13 in September (usual attendance/absence procedures apply).

Exam Study Policy for Year 13

Students are expected in lessons as normal until the start of the A2 Level Public Examinations period (after Half Term).  After this time you are expected to attend sessions - with your teacher, as per your timetable, unless you have an exam that day or the following day.  You must complete a blue form. You will no longer be required to attend these sessions if you have no more examinations in that particular subject.

Students who are taking one or more BTEC/OCR subjects MUST be aware that these courses continue as normal.  You can only take study time off with the express permission of your BTEC/OCR teachers.  You must complete a blue form signed by relevant teachers BTEC/OCR Teacher.  If there is lesson content you cannot miss for BTEC/OCR then you will have to attend.

AS Level Re-sits Y13  - You must be aware that A2 lessons will be taking place as normal when you have your AS re-sit. You can only take study time off with the express permission of your A2 teachers. If there is lesson content you cannot miss for A2 then you will have to attend.  You must complete a blue form, signed by relevant A2 teachers.


Exam timetables have now been issued to students via their Form Tutor.  Students who have lost their exam timetable can get another copy from either Sarah or Mrs Chick in the main office.  Any queries, errors or omissions relating to exams must be directed to Mrs Debbie Chick, Examinations Manager, as soon as possible.  A copy of the summer exam timetable can be found here.

 

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