Revision and Exam Information

Important revision and exam information for students and parents/carers of students who are in Key Stage 4.

GCSE examinations can be a worrying prospect for students with coursework deadlines and examination preparation. Parents/carers may find it difficult to support their children through this time. This page includes information from subjects and possible strategies and information that may help you with this support.

Timetables and subject specific information, like our Subject Information Booklet, can be downloaded on this page.

Tips for Parents/Carers

  • Ensure that your child attends school regularly and on time
  • Talk to your child about their learning, work they have to do and deadlines
  • Contact your child’s tutor if you have any questions or concerns
  • Attend Parents’ evening
  • Check the examination timetable and ensure they understands when their exams take place

Practical Support that you can offer:

  • Provide your child with a quiet place to study
  • Make sure they take regular breaks
  • Ensure that they eat healthy food and drink plenty of water
  • Test your child on the work they have been revising or encourage older siblings to test them
  • Ensure that they go to bed at a reasonable time and get enough sleep
  • Ensure that they revise thoroughly for both the mock and final examinations

Information for Candidates 2017/18

Useful information for candidates from the JCQ (Joint Council for Qualifications) in the form of downloadable PDFs. These documents have been written to help you stay within examination regulations:

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Useful Links

Online Revision Planners:

Dealing with Exam Stress:

Parents’ Guide:

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