In this section you will find information on all aspects of external exams. Please have a read through the information on here in order to familiarise yourself with the rules and regulations that are set by JCQ (Joint Council for Qualifications). Testbourne also has school specific rules which again must be adhered to at all times.
There is also information on what stationery and other equipment that your child will need for their exams. Please ensure that they have the correct items with them for every exam.
If you need any exam specific information, please contact Mr. R Burton, Exams Officer (01256 890218) at the school. If your query is subject/curriculum related then please contact the relevant teacher or Head of Department.
- Decisions on 2018 GCSE Computer Science Assessments – Ofqual
- Final GCSE 2018 Exam Timetable
- Parent guide to new grading system: GCSE 2017 results
- JCQ Information for Candidates – GCSE Controlled Assessments
- JCQ Notice to Candidates
- Exams Survival Guide – November 2016
Exam Certificates were presented at presentation evening on the 30th November 2017. If you were unable to attend the evening, please come to school to collect your certificates. If you are unable to come in person you will need to send a note authorising somebody to collect them on your behalf and they will need to bring photo ID.
You will need your certificates when applying for University places and even jobs. The school is only obliged to keep your certificates for 12 months.
For further information regarding lost certificates or old exam results please click below:-
For lost or damaged exam certificates, please refer to the Exam Board websites (below) for information on how to obtain new certificates.