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Exams

Welcome to the Examinations Office Webpages

These pages contain information about the EXTERNAL Examinations (GCSE, GCE, STEP and University Entrance Examinations) taken at The Judd School.

Please note: Most of the information is seasonal. Please make sure the information you are viewing is for the correct Year and Series

Contact Details:

Examinations Officers:  Ms Lindsey MacAdam & Mrs Rachel Adkin
Email: exams@judd.kent.sch.uk
Telephone: 01732 770880

Last updated 10/08/2020

Summer 2021 Exams 

Ofqual has published this infographic on how subject grades will be awarded.

Infographic

The Judd School Centre Policy for determining teacher assessed grades - Summer 2021 can be found here.

Public Examination Results Collection  

Students will be notified of the arrangements in place for each exam series nearer the results days.

Exams Office Opening Hours  

The Exams Office will be open during term time from 08:30 to 16:00.

Appeals and Complaints 

Appeals - Summer 2021

THE DEADLINE FOR PRIORITY APPEALS HAS NOW PASSED

If you would still like to submit a non priority appeal the internal deadline has now passed, please contact Dr Dunn as soon as possible.

JCQ has published a student guide on appeals and a handout to help explain the process.

A Level Appeals

Please refer to the Appeals Information for A Level Qualifications document, which summarises the process and explains what action you need to take.

GCSE Appeals

Please refer to the Appeals Information for GCSE Qualifications document, which summarises the process and explains what action you need to take.

Key Dates for Appeals

There are 2 kinds of appeal:

A priority appeal is only for students applying to higher education who did not attain their firm choice (i.e. the offer they accepted as their first choice) and wish to appeal an A level grade.

Centres must submit Stage 2 appeals to awarding organisations between 10 August to 23 August 2021 In order to meet this deadline you must submit your appeal to Judd by midday (12:00) on Monday 16 August 2021.

A non-priority appeal covers all other appeals.

Centres must submit Stage 2 appeals to awarding organisations by 17 September 2021. In order to meet this deadline you must submit your appeal to Judd by Tuesday 31 August 2021.

GCSE History

For those students who wish to appeal their GCSE History grade, Cambridge has put together a post results checks and appeals fact sheet on the process that must be followed. Please note that it is different to other exam boards. The deadline is 20th September.

General complaints

For general complaints regarding the school's delivery or administration of a qualification please click on The Judd School Complaints and appeals procedure (exams).

Post Results Services
 

For summer 2021 there will not be any post results services as such, but you will be able to appeal your grade if you are concerned that the grade you have received is wrong.

JCQ Information for Candidates documents

All students sitting public exams should be familiar with the following documents.

Privacy Notice - Processing your personal data

Using Social Media and Examinations/Assessments

Taking Written Exams -  regulations and instructions

Non-examination Assessments - what you must and must not do when completing your work

Coursework - what you must and must do when completing coursework

Taking on Screen Tests

Data Protection

The General Data Protection Regulation procedure for exams details how The Judd School, in relation to exams management and administration, ensures compliance with the regulations as set out by the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation. 

Exam Boards and Subject Details 2021/22

Autumn 2021 Public Exams

Students who wish to improve on their Summer 2021 results can sit exams in the Autumn.

The deadline to apply for GCE re-sits is 08/09/21 and public exams will run from 04/10/21 to 22/10/21. Please complete the attached form by 07 September 2021.

The deadline to apply for GCSE re-sits is 04/10/21 and public exams will run from 01/11/21 to 03/12/21. Please complete the attached form by 01 October 2021.

Please contact the Exams Office if you require further information.

Private Entries

Current Students

If you are currently a student at The Judd School and wish to take an examination in a subject not offered here, please contact Ms MacAdam or Mrs Adkins in the Exams Office. You will generally be able to sit the examination at The Judd School. You will have to pay for the examination fee, plus an administration fee. 

The Examination Officers will be happy to answer any queries.

External Candidates

The Judd School does not normally accept external candidates who have no links with the school. 

If you were formerly a student, please contact the Examinations Officers. If you wish to sit a subject with an Examinations Board that the school currently uses for the subject, then we will try to accommodate you.

University Admission Tests 3rd / 4th November 2021 

This year the tests will be split over 2 days.

Information about the admission tests can be found on http://www.admissionstestingservice.org as well as university websites.

Links to registration forms as follows: BMAT, MAT, TMUA, University of Oxford and University of Cambridge

Registration forms are also available on the school Google Drive under Student Information/Exams/University Admissions Tests. 

Please return completed forms to the Exams office by Friday 25th September and ensure that the correct payment has been made via Parentpay.