Examination Information

It is the responsibility of The Hamble School to ensure all candidates are given the best possible opportunity to be successful in their examinations.

This site will provide all students with the necessary information they need before and during their timetabled examinations.

NEW Year 10 – End of Year Examinations – June/July 2024

Year 10 Exam timetable – Download (PDF)

NEW Year 11 Revision Guide 2024

Revision Guide – Download (PDF)

Maximising your Access Arrangements / Exam Concession

To support our students with an understanding of their awarded Access Arrangement / Exam Concession, a Powerpoint presentation has been created to provide the students with the information they will need.

We hope that the information is helpful and supports your child in maximizing their exam concession and feeling more prepared for their examinations.

Maximising Your Exam Concession (PowerPoint Show and Presentation)

PowerPoint Show (opens as a show) – Download (ppsx file 16mb)
PowerPoint Presentation (opens in slide view only) – Download (pptx file 16mb)

Examination Documents

DescriptionFile SizeDownload
Information for Candidates – Coursework Assessments142.6 KBDownload
Information for Candidates – Non-Examination Assessments127.3 KBDownload
Information for Candidates – On-Screen Examinations145.9 KBDownload
Information for Candidates – Privacy Notice350.4 KBDownload
Information for Candidates – Social Media363.0 KBDownload
Information for Candidates – Written Examinations146.9 KBDownload
JCQ – Preparing to sit your exams201.5 KBDownload

A few things to remember:

  • Read all the “Information for Candidate” files above.
  • Remember your candidate number and centre number.
  • You must be in full School Uniform at all times, unless otherwise directed by SLT.
  • A BLACK pen – Electronic scanners that mark the papers cannot read any other colour ink.
  • Do not bring mobile phones into the exam room. If you do need to bring a phone in – please switch it off and hand it to the invigilators.
  • Wrist watches, Smart Watches and bracelets should be removed and placed on your exam desk.
  • Listen to all verbal instructions given by SLT or the invigilators.
  • DO NOT touch the exam papers until told to do so.
  • Read the front of the exam paper carefully.
  • Complete the front of the exam paper with your candidate information – only when told to do so.
  • All exam stationary (pens, pencils, erasers, compass, protractors etc.) to be placed in a clear pencil case.
  • Do not bring in to the examination room any equipment that you do not need.
  • Calculators must be lid free.
  • Drinks bottles should be of clear plastic and label free.
  • Keep Calm, if your mind goes blank re-read the paper slowly.
  • Check through your work at the end of the exam, do not waste time.
  • Please do not write on or deface the exam desks or exam cards.
  • If you have borrowed any equipment, please ensure you return it to the invigilators at the end of the exam.
  • If you have any problems, or feel unwell during the exam, please tell an invigilator.
  • Eat a good breakfast.

Examination Policies and Procedures

The following Examination Policies confirm the procedures put in place by the school concerning examinations.

If you have a query on any of the examination policies below, please contact the Exams Officer via the Main School Reception.

DescriptionFile SizeDownload
Exam Results and Appeals Process248.2 KBDownload
Examination Contingency Plan234.0 KBDownload
Examinations Policy385.8 KBDownload
Internal Appeals Policy for External Qualifications192.9 KBDownload
Internal Assessments Appeals Process - Notification Form276.3 KBDownload
Outlining staff responsibilities - GCSE controlled assessments166.1 KBDownload
Quality Assurance Procedure248.5 KBDownload
Reviews of Marking - Centre Assessed Marks (Internal Procedures)201.2 KBDownload