The Academy is committed to providing an excellent level of service to pupils and parents in the conduct and organisation of both internal and external examinations. We maintain a high standard of compliance with external regulations, and the efficiency of our exams system has been recognised by the leading awarding bodies.

Please find below the most recent policies, guidance and syllabi that support/underpin the delivery of public examinations. 

Examination Information

You will find some links to useful websites and documents you have been

If at any time in the lead up to your exams or during the exams you feel like things are getting on top of you and you need some extra support, please don’t suffer in silence, please speak to a member of staff or your parents at an early opportunity. Alternatively, please visit the MIND website.

Don’t leave your revision to the last minute, you will give yourself the best opportunity to do your best if you are well prepared and well rested.

Good luck with your exams!

Exam Equipment

Useful equipment includes:

  • Clear pencil case
  • Pens (black ink preferred)
  • Pencils
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Rubber
  • Ruler
  • Highlighter pen
  • Bottle of water
  • Calculator (except for non calculator exams)
  • Specific subject equipment (speak to your subject teacher to see what is allowed for each exam).

Examination Rules

It is important for all candidates to read and fully understand the documents listed at the bottom of the page.

Examination Boards

Please find links to the exam boards that we use. All examination boards publish both syllabuses and past examinations papers. If you have any exam queries please do not hesitate to contact our Data and Exams Officer: Mrs Bowen jbowen@joycefrankland.org




Pearson EdExcel


WJEC / Eduqas

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