Exams & Revision

For information regarding exams please contact Mrs Gill McLean (Exams Officer)

phone icon Tel: 016977 45719    email icon Email: examinations@williamhoward.cumbria.sch.uk


Exam Dates (2018-19)

Internal Exams

  • Year 11: Monday, 3 December to Friday, 14 December 2018 &  Monday, 25 February to Friday, 1 March 2019
  • Sixth Form: Monday, 4 March to Friday, 15 March 2019
  • Years 7 & 8: Monday, 13 May to Friday, 24 May 2019
  • Years 9 & 10: Monday, 17 June to Friday, 28 June 2019 Year 9 Exams Timetable 2019 / Year 10 Exams Timetable 2019

GCE & GCSE Exams

Monday, 13 May to Wednesday, 26 June 2019: Exam Timetable Summer 2019

PLEASE NOTE: The above dates are all subject to change.  There will be dates outside theses times for practical exams, coursework and speaking tests, etc.  


Revision

Year 11 Revision and Intervention Sessions Timetable: Year 11 Revision and Intervention Sessions 2019

In preparation for the Years 7 & 8 Exams (taking place Monday, 13 May to Friday, 24 May 2019), revision skills are the main focus for Year 7 and 8 students during their Tutor times this half term. Parents can download the revision guide and information here:


Wellbeing During Exams

Exams can be an extremely challenging and stressful time. Click here for advice and sources of support for students’ wellbeing during exam times.


Results Days

  • GCE (A Level) Results: Thursday, 15 August 2019
  • GCSE Results: Thursday, 22 August 2019

Information for Candidates


Mobile Phones

Categories of sanctions of exam boards for mobile phones infringements:

  • Not in the candidates possession but active e.g. ringing in bag – WARNING LETTER
  • In the candidates possession switched ON or OFF, but no evidence of use – ZERO FOR THE UNIT THEY ARE SITTING AT THE TIME
  • On the candidate and evidence of use e.g. texting or answering a call – DISQUALIFIED FROM THE SUBJECT
  • Maximum penalty for repeated offences – 2 YEAR BAN FROM SITTING ANY EXAM WITH ANY OF THE EXAM BOARDS