Information for Candidates

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:

Information for candidates documents

Coping with Exams

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 timetables, strategies and information that may help you with this support.

Year 11 Revision

Exam Information 2023/24

Information for Candidates

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 parent evenings
  • Check the examination timetable and ensure they understand 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

Greater Manchester Education Trust logo Chartered College of Teaching Institutional Member 2023/24 badge Cyber Essentials Certified logo
One Education Reading Award Gold logo Manchester United Foundation logo Quality in Careers Standard logo Black History Month Diversity Champion logo Beacon School logo Confederation of School Trusts logo Healthy Schools Manchester 2017/18 Silver Award Secondary Geography Quality Mark 2018-21 School Games Gold Award 2017/2018 logo Association for Physical Education Full Rainbow Flag Award 2021 A Co-operative Trust School