GCSE Exam Information

GCSE Exam Information

Do you have a question regarding the 2021 exam series?

Please email our Examinations Officer, Mrs Kate Nicolson, via knicholson@theparkschool.org.uk in the first instance.

Further Information

This page contains a range of documents and information that has been sent to the parents/carers of Year 11 students to explain the Centre Assessed Grades process for awarding GCSE Grades in 2021.

We will continue to update this webpage as more information becomes available.

GCSE Regulations

Please see below links to the JCQ (Joint council for Qualifications) GCSE regulations, for students taking examinations.

  Controlled Assessments

  Privacy Notice

  Social Media

  Written Exams

Useful Resources

Examination Guidance Booklet

This Examination Guidance Booklet aims to provide information that is helpful and informative. Please read it carefully and show it to your parents/carers so that everyone is aware of the examination regulations and procedures that will be applied to domestic examinations as well as GCSE and other external examinations (eg BTEC, Entry Level, etc).

Academic Skills Guide

The  Academic Skills Guide provides lots of really useful revison tips and techniques.  For example

  • Mnemonics
  • Flashcards
  • Summarising and Comparing
  • Mind Maps
  • Reading Better and Faster
  • Memory Techniques
  • Time Management
  • Creating your Study/Revision Planner
  • Weekly Revision Timetable
  • Revision Planning


GCSE Pod is an online learning sites that supports students, teacher and parents to prepare for qualification examinations. Students won’t need to use it for long to feel the impact. … Consistent use in brief 10 minute sessions is proven to support achievement right up to A* (0-9).  Click the image to access the platform.

Supporting You Child Through GCSEs

GCSE examinations can be a worrying prospect for your child – here are some tips on how you can help your child  GCSE Pod document