Year 9 Exam Revision - General

Dear Parents/Carers,

Year 9 Exams 2020

Please find attached the schedule for the Year 9 exams, which will take place between Monday 30 November and Friday 11 December.

The examinations will be taken in normal lesson slots, but under formal examination conditions. Students will have one exam in each of their 5 option subjects, two exams in Maths, two exams in English, and one exam in Science, Religious Studies, Computer Studies, and PE theory if they undertake the Pre-GCSE course. Please see further details with the attached schedule.

The aims for the exams are:

  • To help students refine their approach to revision
  • To provide feedback to students and their teachers about what still needs to be learnt
  • To help students understand their strengths which may help with their option choices later this year

Full revision material for each exam can be accessed in the list below.

This week, Year 9 will have a video-based assembly in PD about their exams, and an exam preparation lesson later in the week to create a personalised revision schedule. 

We would be grateful if you would ask for your son or daughter to share their revision schedule with you and to help them refine it.  We generally find that Year 9 students who practise organising their revision at home for these exams do better in Year 10 and 11. 

Exam results will be shared with you in January prior to the subject evening at the start of February where we look forward to discussing your son or daughter’s exam results and the upcoming options process.

If you have any questions or issues, please contact the class teacher or Learning Leader in the first instance.

Kind regards

Mr P Pease
Deputy Headteacher