Before and during public examinations students may also have important internal exams, subject specific deadlines for completion of coursework, and controlled assessments. This information will be provided to students by subject teachers as and when available.
Information for students & parents/carers
We have attached an Examinations Handbook for your information at the bottom of the page. This outlines the procedures for examinations at Altrincham College. We advise you familiarise yourself with this information in preparation for any upcoming exams.
Please read the'Frequently Asked Questions' which you can find under the links on the left.
The JCQ documents below also detail the "do's and dont's" of taking examinations.
At the bottom of this page, you will also find two 'Frequently Asked Questions' guides about the 2018 GCSE Exam Reforms, one for Parents and one for Students.
You can view further examination board specific news and information in the links on the left - this information is useful for both parents/carers and students.
JCQ (Joint Council for Qualifications)
We are required to conduct examinations and assessments for general qualifications in accordance with the JCQ regulations* and awarding bodies' instructions. The school is regularly inspected (without prior notification) to ensure that these regulations are being implemented.
*The key JCQ documents for students (referred to by JCQ as 'candidates') are shown below.