Examinations Information Examination Timetables • Your personal copy of the exam timetable will be sent home before every exam session from now on. • You should check your timetable and make sure all exams you are sitting, including any resits you have entered for, are included on it. • If you think there are any mistakes on your timetable you must see Miss Rheumer as soon as possible. • A copy of the whole school exam timetable is displayed on the exam notice board outside the Hall. Candidate Numbers • Your candidate number is individual to you and is written on the exam timetable that was sent home recently. • Your number will stay the same until you leave JCG. • Memorise your number and, when required, fill it in carefully on the front of your exam paper. Seating Plans • During each exam you will be seated at a particular desk. • On your desk there will be a card with your name, candidate number and photograph on it. • It is important that you sit at the correct desk. Times • Morning exams start at 9.00am. You should be outside the exam room by 8.45am. • Afternoon exams start at 1.30pm. You should be outside the exam room by 1.15pm. • If you are ill on the day of an exam, or you are going to be late, you should phone the school office on 516200 as soon as possible to let them know. Equipment • Make sure you have all of the equipment you need for each exam, e.g. pen, pencil, rubber, ruler, calculator (if allowed). • You must write in black ball point pen. You must not write in blue pen or pencil. You are not allowed to use erasable pens or gel pens. • Highlighter pens can be used on questions but not on your answers. • Tippex and ink eradicators are not allowed. • Your equipment may be loose or in a see through pencil case or plastic bag. • Calculator lids are not allowed in the exam room. Regulations • You must follow all examination regulations. A copy of these regulations has been sent home. • Failure to follow the regulations may result in you being disqualified from all the examinations in that session. • You must enter the exam room in silence and there must be no communicating with any other student once you are in the room. • Mobile phones must be switched off and left outside the exam room. Cameras, ipods or any other electrical device are also not allowed inside the exam room. Regulations • Water bottles are allowed in the exam room but must have their labels removed. • You must not have anything written on your hands or arms. • You must leave the exam room in silence; there may be other students sitting longer exams in the same room as you. Invigilators • In every exam there will be members of staff invigilating. • Go to the toilet before the exam but if you do need to go during the exam raise your hand and an invigilator will accompany you to the toilet. • If you are concerned about anything or need anything during the exam, do not look around or attempt to communicate with other students. Raise your hand and an invigilator will help you. • It is too late to do anything after the exam is finished so please make your concerns known at the time. Special Consideration • If something happens which may affect your performance in your examinations – illness, bereavement, etc – please make sure that you inform Miss Rheumer as you may qualify for special consideration. Post-results services Service Deadline Fee Re-mark 20 September £45.00 Re-mark with copy of paper 20 September £55.00 Access to non-priority copy of exam paper 4 October £10.00 Clerical check - (check that no mistakes made in adding up marks) 20 September £15.00 Any Questions? Good Luck!