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.  


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