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Exams Information

GCSE Examinations 2022

The Government announced that arrangements for the 2022 summer exams are expected to be largely unchanged from what was laid out last year.  Exams will therefore go ahead, meaning last year’s teacher assessed grades (TAGs) are dropped, but extra “mitigations” will be allowed to compensate students for disruption to their education caused by the Covid pandemic.  TAGs will only be used as a contingency if all exams are cancelled.

Ofqual have written a letter to all students with more details which can be found below and there are other links that you may find useful:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/open-letters-arrangements-for-gcses-as-and-a-levels-in-2022/letter-to-students

Additional help for students taking exams in summer 2022: postcard

Revision help for students published for summer exams

Coping with exam pressure – a guide for students

We will continue to keep you updated of any changes, but please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns.

Kind regards.

Mrs Brickett
Examinations and Assessment Manager


Examination Board Information on Summer 2022 Examinations

AQA

Pearson / Edexcel

OCR

Eduqas/WJEC


Current list of Qualifications offered by the school – GCSE and non-GCSE

Please click to view the KS4 Courses for examinations in 2022

Awarding Bodies

Below are links to the exam boards for our school:

AQA          www.aqa.org.uk

Edexcel    www.Edexcel.com

OCR          www.ocr.org.uk

Eduqas/WJEC     www.eduqas.co.uk

JCQ (Joint Council for Qualifications)

The following notices are for guidance regarding exams and exam conditions and students need to familiarise themselves with these.  They can be accessed via the JCQ website or by clicking on the individual links below:

Exam Documents

Year 11 GCSE Summer Exam Timetable 2022

Year 11 Student Instructions & Information Booklet 2022

Textbook return procedure

Year 10 Mock Examination Timetable 2022

DfE – School Performance Tables

Please click here to compare the performance of Walthamstow School for Girls against schools both locally and nationally.

The SSAT have produced a guide to the new GCSEs for Parents/Carers - a copy can be accessed here

Mrs L Brickett
Examinations and Assessment Manager

Awards