Examinations

If parents have any questions or concerns about the examination then our exams officer Mrs Horkan can be contacted via e-mail bhorkan@oriel.w-sussex.sch.uk


Teacher Based Assessments Spring 2021

Please find below the timetable of assessments for Year 11 and Year 13 students.  These are planned assessments that will take place under high control conditions and will form part of the evidence base used by teachers to derive a teacher assessed grade for the GCSE and A Level exams in 2021.  The documents are available as word documents to allow families to edit and create an individualised timetable.


Ofqual Guide for Students

This guide outlines the arrangements in place for awarding grades in summer 2021, and where you can go for additional information. 

Student guide to awarding: summer 2021 (publishing.service.gov.uk)


Exam Results Days 2021

10th August – A Level

12th August – GCSE


Year 10 Mock Examinations

Please find below the letter regarding Year 10 Mock Exams for your information.


Year 12 Mock Examinations


Exam Information

To view our policy for Access arrangements

All students should read our “Students Guide to Exams” booklet

Useful revision tips can be found here

All JCQ Information for candidates documents should be accessed and read here https://www.jcq.org.uk/exams-office/information-for-candidates-documents


Exam Specification Pencil Cases

Exam Specification Pencil Cases are available from reception for £2.00 each.


Replacement certificates

If you cannot locate your certificates, you will need to contact the individual exam boards directly –

Pearson/Edexcel https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/support/Services/replacement-certificates.html

AQA https://www.aqa.org.uk/contact-us/past-results-and-lost-certificates

OCR https://www.ocr.org.uk/students/replacement-certificates/

Eduqas (WJEC) https://www.eduqas.co.uk/students/exams-and-results/certificates

CIE https://help.cambridgeinternational.org/hc/en-gb/articles/115004448845-Lost-certificates


Useful Links

To access GCSE specifications, past papers and mark schemes please use this link

To access A Level specifications, past papers and mark schemes please use this link

GCSE Bitesize: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/

Department for Education performance tables: http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/performance/