Examinations are something that take place throughout the academic year at Sedgefield Community College. Regardless of the year group that a child is in, he/she will face a period of examinations at some point in the year. The outcome of these internal examinations taken by students in years 7 to 10 are used to help teachers plan subsequent lessons to address misunderstandings or where learning needs further reinforcement. In addition, individual student examination outcomes can also influence the teaching group a student will be placed in.
Parents and students are advised to contact the college Examinations Officer (Mrs Turnbull) for information relating to future examinations which do not feature on this page.
Exam Anxiety and Stress
If you are concerned about being overly anxious about examinations then remember that you can get advice by visiting the Student Wellbeing area within FROG. Alternatively speak with your Year Manager or Jan, your Student Counsellor. Don’t panic, we can help!
Examination and Revision Support
Preparation is key to success in any examination and for this reason developing the techniques to answer the type of questions that appear on examination papers is something that is built into lessons throughout every subject in every year group. In addition, FROG our learning platform is packed with revision materials that are specific to each subject that a student may study. In each instance these resources have been produced by our own teachers who know our students and their particular revision needs as opposed to commercially bought resources which we have found to be less effective.
It is important that any student who feels they may need additional support speaks with their teacher well ahead of any examination.
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