At The Southover Partnership, we prepare students to their next steps. Formal exams and assessments in KS4/5 play an integral part in what we do to support students’ with their transition. Therefore, we provide students with information and workshops to help them develop their skills to perform to the best of their ability in all areas. Below is a list of important information for both students and parents:

Key Dates for November

Wednesday 8th November 2023: November Exam Series begins

Monday 13th November 2023: November Exam Series ends

Monday 13th November 2023: Exam workshop for Students at SPS

Tuesday 14th November 2023: Exam Workshop for students at KM and HG

Summer Exams 2024

Written Exams for GCSE, Functional Skills and BTECS will start onThursday 9th May 2024.  The summer half-term holiday will be from Monday 27th to Friday 31st May 2024.

All exam students must be available up to and including Wednesday 26th June 2024, which has been set by the exam boards as the Exam Contingency Day to be used should any exams need to be rescheduled.

Information for students

All candidates sitting written examinations, undertaking controlled assessments (“coursework”), or taking on-screen tests must have read and understood the documents below as part of their preparation for public examinations.

These documents are issued by the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) on behalf of the exam boards.

It is particularly important for you to understand the regulations surrounding controlled assessments, to know what is considered to be plagiarism and the penalties for breaking the regulations. All the documents listed can be found as attachments on this page.