Exams Information

CERTIFICATES

STUDENTS WHO LEFT IN SUMMER 2016

All Certificates for Summer Exams/BTECS/CTechs have now been dispatched by 2nd Class post (or Royal Mail Signed for if you selected this service)

If you have not received your certificate by Friday 25th November please e.mail frances.standen@altoncollege.ac.uk

CONTINUING STUDENTS

Certificates will be available for Collection from the Student Hub on the following dates:

Friday 9th December 2016:  9.30am - 3.00pm

Thursday 15th December 2016: 9.30am - 3.00pm

Monday 9th January 2017: 9.30am - 3.00pm

Students must present their Student ID card in order to collect their Certificates.  Certificates will only be handed out to the person named on the certificate.

 

NOVEMBER 2016 RE-SITS

Results for November Resits will be available on the following dates:

GCSE Maths   12th January 2017 

IGCSE English 18th January 2017

Current Students will be able to view their results on Insight from 10.00am

Past/External Students will have their results sent to them by post. 

 

JANUARY 2017 EXAMS

A small number of exams run in January each year.  These are some Functional Skills units and  externally assessed units of new specification BTECS.  Your teacher should let you know if you have been entered for January Exams.  A timetable for January 2017 is available below.  This is also displayed on the Exams Noticeboards and on the Exams section of Moodle.

 

SUMMER 2017 EXAMS

The Summer Exams 2017 will run between Monday 15th May and Friday 20th June.  

A DRAFT timetable of subjects/papers is available below.  The College will not confirm inidividual student timetables until entries have been made in February.  After this time Students' exam timetables will be available on individual Insight accounts.  The dates provided in the DRAFT timetable should be used for general information only.  

RE-SITS

Re-sits for Summer 2017 are now open on the on-line store

Re-sits are only available to students currently enrolled at College or those that left in the previous academic year.  Students who left in the previous year are rquired to pay an admin fee of £30 (also payable on the store) Anyone else wishing to re-sit exams will need to apply as a Private Candidate - details are available here

Fees for each unit are available via the online store.

Re-sits for coursework units are offered totally at the College's discretion.  These cannot be applied for via the online store.  Please collect a form from the Student Hub.  Fees for coursework units are available from the Exams Officer.

 

PRIVATE CANDIDATES

Candidates who are not enrolled at Alton College or who left over one year ago can sit written exams at the College in the summer session.

Further information and application form are available here   Applications for Summer 2017 will open on Monday 26th September and the deadline for applications  is 10th February 2017.

Full Time Alton College students who wish to sit extra exams outside of their programme of study can do so if agreed with their Tutor and a Director of Learning.  These entries must be made as Private Candidates. 

 

ACCESS ARRANGEMENTS 

Access arrangements include:  extra time, readers, scribes, use of a word processor and separate invigilation.

National JCQ regulations and guidelines dictate what access arrangements students are entitled to.    If you have previously had (either here at College or at your previous school) or think you may be entitled to Access Arrangements for exams please contact Learning Support.

Access Arrangements must reflect the students normal way of working in class.

Applications for Access Arrangements for exams in Summer 2017 will not be accepted by the exam boards after 21st February  2017.  It is important that you contact learning support as early as possible in the academic year to ensure enough evidence can be collected to support your application.

Click Here for further information

 

POST RESULTS SERVICES

POST RESULTS SERVICES FOR SUMMER 2016 EXAMS IS NOW CLOSED.

 

ACCESS ARRANGEMENTS 

Access arrangements include:  extra time, readers, scribes, use of a word processor and separate invigilation.

National JCQ regulations and guidelines dictate what access arrangements students are entitled to.    If you have previously had (either here at College or at your previous school) or think you may be entitled to Access Arrangements for exams please contact Learning Support or the Exams Office.

Access Arrangements must reflect the students normal way of working in class.

Applications for Access Arrangements for exams in Summer 2017 will not be accepted by the exam boards after 21st February 2017.  It is important that you contact learning support or the exams office as early as possible in the academic year to ensure enough evidence can be collected to support your application.

Click Here for further information

 

EXAM INFORMATION

Students will receive an exam briefing late in the spring term as part of the PLD programme.  All exam procedures and regulations will also be available on Moodle.  The exams noticeboards are located in the corridor outside the Deli in the student hub and outside Room 63 on the Red Route in Foulks.  Students should check this regularly for up to date information.

 

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

Special Consideration applications can only be made after the exam has taken place and cannot be made in advance.  The student needs to complete and submit an application form, which is available from the Student Hub.  Applications must be submitted within 7 days after the exam has taken place.

To find out more about special consideration click here

 

 

 

 

  

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Information for Candidates leaflet.pdf18.62 KB
Exams - Essential Information - 2016.pdf5.58 MB
JANUARY 2017 EXAM TIMETABLE.pdf219.74 KB
DRAFT SUMMER TIMETABLE 2017.pdf192.94 KB