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Exam Essential Information

Before starting your exam season, equip yourself with vital knowledge to navigate through successfully.


You'll find a curated collection of crucial 'do's and don'ts' in the documents linked below. Take your time to absorb the wealth of information provided, ensuring you're fully prepared for the exam season ahead.

How do Exam boards use information about you?

What information can they hold for up to 40 years - yes, up to 40 years!

Find out here.


Social Media – using social media and examinations/assessments

If you pass on any information about an exam - Be mindful: Sharing exam information can have consequences. Check the bottom of the page linked above to understand the potential outcomes. Imagine the frustration of being unable to take your driving test theory or having to explain a ban to your apprenticeship provider.


On the day of your exam – some really useful reminders

Can you see which three dates you should be available?

Why do you think there are contingency days?

What do you think contingency means?


So, you are sitting a written exam

Point A – F, which one is the most important?

Why do you think this?


You may have an ‘On-Screen test’ (in the computer room)

Points A – F are all important and do affect you.

Are you allowed to borrow a piece of equipment from another student? Why not?

Can you check your emails because you are on a computer? Why not?


You may have Coursework to complete OR an ‘NEA’ (Non-Examination Assessment)

You guessed it, rules and regulations are really important here too.

If you work in a group to collect data, how do you show your understanding?

It has to be your interpretation, not from the group.

Read about Coursework Assessment

Read about NEA (Non-Examination Assessment)


If you have any questions, worries or concerns, please email me at:


Mrs K Seale

Examinations Officer

Exam Dates


Year 12 Internal Exams beginMonday 15 April
Year 10 Internal Exams beginMonday 29 April


All Summer Exam entries / dates can be found in personalised timetables on Edulink.

Our Values



Prayer & Faith




We must ‘Go and do likewise’, to serve the needs of others.

We are ‘One Body in Christ’, inclusive and welcoming to all.

We are called to ‘be constant in prayer’ to discern God’s love. Students are invited to faith, participating in regular acts of workshop as forms, classes, year groups, and a school.

Students are expected to be hopeful, showing respect to themselves, their peers, teachers and the environment.

Students are expected to be charitable through acts of service in school and the wider community.

Students are expected to maintain a scholarly attitude in all lessons and work to the best of their ability and engage where they can in extra-curricular activities.


Trust Information

St Simon Stock Catholic School is an academy, and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership. The Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08176019 at registered address: Barham Court, Teston, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5BZ. St Simon Stock Catholic School is a business name of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.